Recipe: Classic Damper

 ​There are many recipe variations of the classic camp oven Damper, but ours always seems to be a campsite hit so we thought we'd share it! 


  • 1kg flour
  • 100g butter
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 large egg
  • Approx. 200ml milk

Equipment Needed:

  • 9 or 12 Quart Camp Oven
  • Mixing bowl
  • Mixing spoon
  • Bread board


  1. Pre-heat camp oven.
  2. Using a large mixing bowl, rub butter and flour together until smooth. Add pinch of salt of mix well.
  3. Crack 1 egg into the flour mix and stir through using wooden spoon.
  4. Gradually add milk until flour mix turns into dough.
  5. Tip out onto a bread board and knead for 3min. form into a round/oval shape and place into camp oven. Rest for 10mins.
  6. Place a lid on the camp oven and bake over coals until golden brown.