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BBQ Damper


  • 2 cups sifted Self Raising Flour or 2 cups plain flour sifted with 4 teaspoons of baking powder

  • 4 tablespoons salted Butter

  • 1 cup Milk


  • 1.

    Preheat flat plate on low indirect heat (no heat under bread side, burners on high)

  • 2.

    Into a bowl add the self raising flour and butter.

  • 3.

    Using fingertips, gently rub in the butter until the mix resembles fine breadcrumbs. Add flavouring and quickly mix through.

  • 4.

    Make a well in the centre, gently mix and gradually add milk (may need less milk depending on the consistency of the flavouring) until the mixture is all bound together.

  • 5.

    Turn onto a floured surface knead dough gently and shape.

  • 6.

    Place a BBQ mat or baking paper directly onto the flat plate.

  • 7.

    Put the damper on to the covered flat plate and lower the hood.

  • 8.

    Cook for 20 minutes on the low indirect heat method.


Different flavourings for the damper:
Rosemary & Olives:
Leaves off a Small stalk/ 2 tsp Rosemary
50g Olives chopped

Sweet Potato & Cinnamon:
1 small roasted sweet potato flesh
1 tsp cinnamon

Cheddar & Chive:
100g grated Cheese
2tsp Chives roughly chopped

Sage & Balsamic Onion: 50g Balsamic Onion
2tsp Sage roughly chopped

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Posted by AM81Report
Sounds easy, always wanted to make it but didn't know how.