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Delicious damper!

Delicious damper!

Goodstart Endeavour Hills – Barnsley Drive shares with us their favourite damper recipe - one you can cook at home!

  • 3 cups self-raising flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 180ml milk – if the mixture is too dry, add a little more milk
  • 1 teaspoon caster sugar
  • 1/3 cup chilled butter, chilled extra flour as needed
  1. Mix the flour, salt and sugar together into a bowl
  2. Rub the butter into the flour with your fingertips
  3. Add milk slowly and mix to form a soft dough
  4. Lightly dust chopping board with flour. Knead softly until smooth
  5. Shape the dough into a round loaf, brush with milk and cut a cross in the top surface of the dough.
For oven cooking
  1. Grease and dust with flour a round cake tin or a flat baking pan.
  2. Place dough in the pan and bake in a preheated oven at 190° C (375° F) for30– 40 minutes.
For campfire cooking
  • Grease the camp oven (Dutch oven) and dust with flour. Add bread dough and cover.
  • Place in your campfire, cover with hot ashes and coals and bake for about 30 minutes.
Variations: Add ½ cup of cheese or ½ cup of sultanas when mixing ingredients together
Source: NAIDOC 2017 Activity Pack


Posted by Goodstart
10 July 2017

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