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  • Time icon
    Total Time
    40mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    6
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    194
based on 2 ratings

A quick and basic Australian bread, traditionally baked on damped down campfire embers (hence the name!).

recipe updated Jul 5, 2018

Ingredients

  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    250g
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder
    6g
  • Salt icon
    Salt
    2g
  • Salted butter icon
    Salted butter
    25g
  • Milk icon
    Milk
    170ml
  • Milk icon
    Milk
    as needed

Tools

  • kCook icon Whisk
  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Pastry brush
  • kCook icon Large cast iron skillet
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat
  2. Get a clean large mixing bowl
  3. Add all purpose flour
  4. Add baking powder
  5. Add salt
  6. Whisk together until combined
  7. Rub in salted butter
  8. Add milk
  9. Mix until dough forms
  10. Shape into a ball
  11. Transfer dough to large cast iron skillet
  12. Flatten gently
  13. Slice dough
  14. Brush with milk
  15. Bake for 30min
  16. Serve
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