Make Delicious Garlic and Rosemary Damper Rolls

Date :
July 28, 2020


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If you’ve ever been camping in Australia, you may have tried damper by the campfire. 

Damper is an Australian bread which is traditionally served while camping, or baked during remembrance events like Anzac Day and Remembrance Day.

We’ve added a herbal twist to this recipe by adding rosemary and garlic.

Try these garlic and rosemary damper rolls as a delicious side addition to your winter soup or hearty stew. 


make Damper Rolls

  • 2 cups self raising flour
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 20g of butter, softened
  • ½ cup of milk
  • ½ cup of water
  • 1 teaspoon of minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon of dried rosemary
  • Sprigs of Rosemary for a garnish


  1. Preheat the oven to 220 degrees Celsius. Place baking paper on trays.
  2. Place flour, salt and dried rosemary in a large mixing bowl. Give it a stir with a spoon to mix together. make Damper Rolls
  3. Add the butter and rub it in with the flour mixture. make Damper Rolls
  4. Form a well in the centre of your mixture and add the teaspoon of garlic. Pour in the milk and water. Stir it well together to create a dough.make Damper Rollsmake Damper Rolls
  5. Form 6 rolls on your lined tray. Use the back of a spoon dipped in milk to smooth over the top of the rolls. Add a sprig of rosemary to the top of each roll.make Damper Rolls
  6. Bake in the oven for 15 minutes at 220 degrees Celsius, and then for a further 10 minutes at 180 degrees Celsius. Keep an eye on your rolls – you want them to be golden on the outside. make Damper Rolls

Serve your Garlic and Rosemary Damper Rolls warm with a hot soup. Be sure to slather on butter to enjoy this savoury delight. 

Looking for more delicious recipes like this? Try the Lemon and Rosemary Shortbread

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