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River Cottage Australia

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Damper

Try this delicious recipe from River Cottage Australia.

Ingredients

  • 6 cups self raising flour

  • 3 cups buttermilk (or plain milk)

  • Pinch of salt

  • Water as needed

Method

  • 1.

    Lightly grease a baking tray and preheat your oven to 200C.

  • 2.

    In a bowl combine the flour and salt, then make a well and pour in the buttermilk (or milk). Combine to form a loose dough. If the dough feels too dry slowly add water until you get the desired consistency. Shape the dough into a round and lightly flour before placing on the baking tray.

  • 3.

    Bake for 35–40 minutes or until golden brown. Another way to tell if your damper is ready is to tap the base – if it sounds hollow, its done.

  • 4.

    Serve with butter and tea.

Notes

Note: While this recipe is for making Damper in an oven, the instructions are the same for making it on a coal fire, except that you will need a pot with a lid rather than a baking tray.

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Posted by Melanie3Report
Brings back many memories of childhood