Quick & Easy

Herb and cheese damper

Put on a cuppa and enjoy a slice of this tasty herb and cheese damper - perfect for morning or afternoon tea.
Herb and cheese damper



1.Preheat oven to moderate, 180C. Line an oven tray with baking paper. In a large bowl, stir flour, mustard and salt together.
2.Add butter and using fingertips, rub in until mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
3.Stir through cheese and herbs. Make a well in centre of the mixture.
4.Pour in milk all at once and stir lightly until mixture comes together.
5.Using hands, knead gently. Then gently press dough into a 15cm round.
6.Transfer to tray. Bake 35-40 minutes until cooked when tested with a skewer (it will be clean when removed) and base sounds hollow when tapped. Serve warm with butter.

To make this in a food processor, combine flour, mustard and butter in processor, then pulse until resembles breadcrumbs. Then, add milk, and pulse until dough just comes together. Use a light touch and be careful not to over mix the dough or it will become tough.


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