Quick & Easy

Honey and fig damper with cheese selection

Serve this crusty damper at a picnic with your favourite cheeses, butter and figs.
honey and fig damper with cheese selection



1.Preheat oven to 220°C (200°C fan-forced).
2.Sift flour into bowl; rub in butter. Add buttermilk, figs and honey to flour mixture; mix to a soft dough. Turn dough onto floured surface; knead lightly until smooth.
3.Shape dough into 8cm x 24cm log; place on greased oven tray. Dust log with extra sifted flour; cut slashes into top of log.
4.Bake damper 10 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 180°C (160°C fan-forced); bake about 10 minutes. Lift damper onto wire rack, cover; cool.
5.Serve damper with a selection of cheeses, butter and figs, if you like.

Damper is best made on the day of the picnic.


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