How to make Damper Bread -

There is nothing as tasty as home baked fresh bread.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Refined Flour, Butter (मक्खन )

Cuisine : Australian

Course : Breads

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Damper Bread

Damper Bread Recipe Card


Every country in the world has its own elaborate styles of making bread which vary from being utterly simple to categorically complex. The quality of ingredients, precise measures, timings, methods and techniques of making these breads is what contributes to each bread having a unique character of its own.

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 51-60 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Damper Bread Recipe

  • Refined Flour 3 cups + for dusting

  • Butter a pinch

  • Baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Butter chilled and cubed 3 tablespoons


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a baking tray with butter paper.

Step 2

Mix together flour, salt and baking powder in a bowl. Add butter cubes and rub with your fingertips till it resembles fine breadcrumbs. Add three-fourth cup water and knead into semi-soft dough.

Step 3

Turn the dough onto a lightly floured surface and knead gently for one to two minutes.

Step 4

Flatten the dough into a disc of eighteen centimeter diameter and place it on the tray. Dip a knife in flour and make incisions on top. This is the damper bread.

Step 5

Dust the damper with a little extra flour and bake in the preheated oven for thirty minutes. Cool slightly.

Step 6

Slice and serve warm or at room temperature.

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