It,s me Nadia again, i apologize for forgeting to add on my review, that i also used about one teaspoon yeast, but, you have to disolve it with 1 teaspoon sugar & very little of barely warm water. Then you have to wait for about 15 min, or till it gets foamy. Then you mix it the the maamoul mix right before you shape it & baking. sorry!!!!