Good Ol' Aussie Damper Bread

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READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Jamie Oliver wannabe

I made this on Australia Day this year (26th Jan) and it was absolutely beautiful. Quick and easy. Only thing I would say is keep an eye on it when in oven as it didn't take as long as recipe said.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sift the flour and salt into a bowl and mix in the sugar.
  2. Rub in the butter with your (clean) hands until a fine breadcrumb texture is achieved.
  3. Form a well in the top of the flour, pour in the milk and water and mix well with a knife until the dough comes clean from the sides of the bowl.
  4. Turn out onto a floured board and knead until smooth and silky, like a baby's bottom!
  5. Shape into a moulded loaf, (some people cut a deep cross in the top) and bake in a preheated oven, 200C/400F for 25 minutes. Then lower the temperature to 180C/375F and cook a further 10-15 minutes until done. The loaf should be a light golden brown colour and sound hollow when tapped.

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