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I was going to make a focaccia-like dish, but found that I don't have any yeast. Can I substitute it with baking powder? How?

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So buy yeast. Another formula, would create something else. – Optionparty Apr 6 '13 at 2:10
up vote 3 down vote accepted

Short answer: no, you cannot without radically changing the recipe until it is something completely different.

See my answer here for more information:

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Thanks, I guess I'll have to make a flatbread-type of thing instead. – Joni Mar 3 '13 at 12:20
I have two spare jars of yeast to prevent this problem :-) You could try a soda bread if you have buttermilk and baking soda around.... – SAJ14SAJ Mar 3 '13 at 12:21

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