Australian Damper

Recipe by dale7793
READY IN:
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • The best way to make this is to mix together the dry ingredients then add the liquid and butter and mix well and then knead it for about 5 minutes.
  • Then wrap it in a double layer of greased foil and place it in the coals of the campfire, poking it in and retrieving it a bit later hoping it's done.
  • I've also had it where you just throw the dough into the coals and pull off the blacked outside when it's done and eat the inner part.
  • To cook it in the oven preheat to 350 degrees F.
  • Combine the flour, baking powder, salt and sugar and mix well. Rub or cut in the butter. Stir in the milk to form a dough.
  • Shape into a flattened ball and place on a greased baking sheet or in a round cake tin and bake for about 30 minutes.
  • Doing it this way though is not traditional and just won't taste the same.
  • You eat it straight away while still hot in thick slices with butter, golden syrup, jam or vegemite.
  • This is great camping food and always brings back many happy camping memories.
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