Aussie Damper Bread
Yield: 1 Loaf Cooking Time: 50 Minutes Difficulty: Easy Full Episode: Down Under Day! (Season 4)


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Set up a stand mixer fitted with the dough hook attachment.
  2. Put the flour, cold unsalted butter and salt into the mixer bowl.
  3. Turn the mixer on medium and mix for 1 minute.
  4. Slowly add the water and turn the mixer up to medium high speed. Mix for 5-8 minutes or until the dough looks smooth.
  5. Place dough on a flat surface that has been dusted with flour and knead for 1 minute. Form the dough into a slightly flat disk.
  6. Use a sharp knife or scissors that have been dipped in flour to score the top of the dough into 8 slices. Note: Do not cut all the way through the dough.
  7. Place the dough onto a baking tray and bake in preheated oven for 30-35 minutes. Bread should be firm and sound hollow when you tap the bottom.


Measuring Cups
Measuring Spoons
Stand Mixer Fitted with the Dough Hook Attachment
Knife or scissors
Baking Tray
Full Episode: Down Under Day! (Season 4)


  • 4 cups Self Rising Flour
  • 8 tablespoons Cold Unsalted Butter, cubed
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • ¾ cup Water