Wattleseed and Thyme Damper



    An Australian damper that can be made in a camp stove on an open fire or in the broiler at home. The wattleseed smell is stunning and adds a nutty, espresso-like flavour to the damper. It’s perfect when hot from the broiler with spread and brilliant syrup.


      Difficulty

      Easy

      Prep Time

      15 min

      Total Time

      1hr 30 min

      Serving Size

      1-2

      Ingredients:


      1000g Self-raising flour, sifted

      10g Wattleseed

      6 Thyme Leaves

      5g salt

      500 ml full-cream milk                     

      Method:


      1. A margarine and brilliant syrup, to serve in case you're utilizing a camp stove, fabricate a fire, and get a pleasant bed of coals going.

      2. n case you're preparing in a broiler at home, softly oil a heating plate and preheat the stove to 200˚C.

      3. In a bowl, join the flour, Wattleseed, thyme, and salt, at that point make a well in the middle and pour in the milk.

      4. Consolidate everything to shape a smooth somewhat sodden mixture.

      5. Turn the batter out onto a floured seat, and ply until the mixture is smooth.

      6. Shape the mixture into a round portion. Utilize a sharp blade to score the top with an "X".

      7. Daintily dust the top with flour not long prior to heating.

      8. In the event that utilizing a camp broiler, set the stove on a bed of tenderly gleaming coals,  place the portion inside, put the cover on, and, utilizing a digging tool, lay a few coals over the camp stove.

      9. Prepare for around 35 minutes or until the portion has a brilliant outside layer and sounds empty when tapped.

      10. On the off chance that heating your damper in a standard broiler, place the portion on the stove plate and prepare for 35–40 minutes – once more, you need the portion to have a brilliant earthy coloured outside and sound empty when tapped.

      11. Present with margarine, brilliant syrup, and hot cups of billy tea.


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