How To Make Sweet Damper with Dried Fruit
This sweet damper is a soda bread traditionally made in Australia. You can serve this with black tea and eat it with jam, golden syrup, or refined molasses.
Build a campfire and allow the fire to burn until it has accumulated a bed of coals. Rake the coals into a flat bed on one side of the fire.
Grease the inside of the camp oven lightly with ½ teaspoon butter and place it on the coals, preheating it to about 425 degrees F.
Mix flour, baking powder, sugar, 2 tablespoons powdered milk, and salt together in a bowl. Rub butter gently through the mixture. Mix raisins in by hand.
Make a well in the center of the mixture. Add cold water, 1 tablespoon at a time, mixing well after each addition, until dough stops sticking to the sides of the bowl.
Dissolve 1½ teaspoons powdered milk in an equal amount of water in a bowl.
Turn dough out onto a floured board and knead gently a few times. Shape into a rough circle or loaf about 1½ inches thick. Place in the preheated camp oven. Brush the top of the damper with the dissolved milk.
Cover and bake over the fire for about 30 minutes until a skewer inserted into the center comes out clean.
Lift the lid with a metal tent peg and remove the damper carefully. Cover with a dry towel, and let rest in a warm place for 3 to 4 minutes before serving.
- Calories: 209.23kcal
- Fat: 1.69g
- Saturated Fat: 0.84g
- Trans Fat: 0.05g
- Monounsaturated Fat: 0.36g
- Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.22g
- Carbohydrates: 44.34g
- Fiber: 1.58g
- Sugar: 9.50g
- Protein: 4.79g
- Cholesterol: 3.28mg
- Sodium: 246.92mg
- Calcium: 242.90mg
- Potassium: 139.75mg
- Iron: 2.51mg
- Vitamin A: 10.88µg
- Vitamin C: 0.28mg
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