Ben's Damper Recipe.
Makes a round 14 inch damper, serves 25-30
7 Cups of self raising flour
170 gram unsalted butter or
You will need
an open pit fire, burnt down to hot coals.
large camp oven, then wipe the insides with cooking oil or
butter or margarine.
together the melted butter (or margarine) with the salt and
mixture into the flour to form a moist dough.
dough into the camp oven, sprinkle the surface with dried SR
flour, cover with the camp oven lid.
small amount of coals from the fire, place the camp oven on
the coals then shovel a lot of coals onto the lid of the oven
and allow to cook for about 40 mins.
lift the lid off the oven, tap the damper, if it sounds hollow
it is cooked, if not, replace the lid, refresh the coals and
give it a further 5 mins.
cooked, remove the damper from the oven, cover with a tea towel
and let it rest for about 10 minutes.
with golden syrup and Billy Tea.