Coconut Damper

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Total Time
1hr 35mins
5 mins
1 hr 30 mins

This was once traditionally cooked in the ground. Posted for ZWT8, found on Aussie I've seen lots of damper recipes, but this is the first with coconut. Sounds more like a scone... please review and let me know!

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  • 1 cup all-purpose flour (or whole wheat)
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 34 cup milk (a bit more if using whole wheat flour)
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1 tablespoon oil


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  2. Mix all ingredients in a bowl, pour into a greased or baking paper lined tin.
  3. Bake at 300F for an hour then 350F for an additional 20-30mins.
  4. Slice and eat warm with butter or cool and slice and use like toast for breakfast -- with lots of butter.