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Kumara dampers

Kumara dampers are a marriage of old Australia and new, of bush practicality and modern, urban culinary exploration. The pumpkin scone of Modern Australian cuisine.
Photographer: Teny Aghamalian, Stylist: Louise Bickle

Photographer: Teny Aghamalian, Stylist: Louise Bickle

4
35M

Ingredients

Method

1.Preheat oven to 220°C (200°C fan-forced). Oil oven tray.
2.Sift dry ingredients into large bowl; rub in the butter. Add kumara, buttermilk and enough of the water to mix to a soft, sticky dough. Knead dough lightly on floured surface until smooth.
3.Divide dough into four equal portions. Roll each portion into rounds, place on oven tray. Cut cross through top of dough, about 5mm deep. Brush tops with milk, then dust with extra sifted flour. Bake dampers about 35 minutes.

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