Total Time
Prep 1 min
Cook 10 mins

This is an Australian bread which has been made for over 100 years. It was made by people camping in the bush by mixing flour and water, but now milk and salt are used for flavor. Enjoy the bread spread with jam. There are many variations to the recipe too, such as pumpkin damper. The dough was traditionally places on a stick and cooked over a fire (much the same way toasted marshmallows. are made)


  1. Sift flour and salt into a bowl and add enough milk to make a doughy consistency.
  2. Place mix into a log tin.
  3. Bake in a 375°F oven for 10-20 minutes.
  4. It may still be a little doughy inside, so just cook it for a little longer.


Most Helpful

This recipe makes just enough to fill 2 ramekins. I have a convection oven and the damper was ready at about 14 minutes so I suspect most normal ovens would take longer. Good reliable damper recipe.

Missy Wombat March 02, 2006

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