Australian Damper
60 mins (prep 15, cooking 45)
7 ingredients
1 servings
Damper is a traditional Australian bread. There are probably as many variations as there are people to cook it! This recipe comes from the Australian Women’s Weekly cookbook “Muffins, Scones and Breads”. This is a very useful recipe for those times when you want to make bread, but don't have time to use yeast. Damper has a hard crust and a fairly close texture. Its not a light bread (not the sort of bread you'd use to make dainty cucumber sandwiches, for example!), but it is tasty and is also good toasted. I have found various surces of information about Damper on the internet and learned that originally Damper would have been cooked in the ashes of a bush fire. The ashes were flattened and the Damper was placed there to cook for 10 minutes. Then the Damper was covered with ashes and coked for another 20-30 minutes. The Damper was cooked until it sounded hollow when tapped. This recipe was posted for Zaar World Tour 2005.

Categories:  <-60-mins , australian , healthy , breads , vegetarian , south-west-pacific , time-to-make ,
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Serving Size (1015.86 g)
Servings 1
Amount per Serving
Calories 2593.7 Calories from Fat 475.11
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 52.79g 81.22%
Saturated Fat 27.3g 136.51%
Trans Fat 1.31g %
Cholesterol 172.25mg 57.42%
Sodium 3251.93mg 135.5%
Total Carbohydrate 448.97g 149.66%
Dietary Fiber 56.17 g 224.7%
Sugars 73.26 g %
Protein 112.57g 225.13%
Vitamin A 1265.6IU% Vitamin C 7.12mg%
Calcium 1678.94mg% Iron 19.31mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4