Beer Damper

Nev’s Beer Damper

This is a favourite damper of ours and is easy to make.  


   1 kg of self raising flour

  1 tablespoon of chopped parsley

  1 clove of chopped garlic

  2 tablespoons of butter

  1/4 of a cup of milk

  1 large bottle of beer (use 1 cup in the damper and drink the rest)                                             a pinch of salt and a little water

Method: Work the butter into the dry ingredients then add the milk and stir. Add the beer and stir then add some water to make a porridge consistency. Place the dough on a metal plate and place the plate on a rack in the camp oven ( this keeps the damper off the bottom of the camp oven and prevents the bottom burning). Put your camp oven on the coals and put some coals on the lid of the oven, your damper should be ready in 20 to 30 minutes depending on the coals. Eat it while it’s hot with treacle or golden syrup and remember “never cut your damper always tear it apart with your hands” it adds to the flavour.

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