Damper is a term in Australia which refers to a simple outback bread made with flour, water and leavening. The dough is kneaded, formed into a round, and cooked in a pot buried in the coals of an open fire.
Damper refers to the Australian traditional wheat-based bread that was prepared by outback travellers on the roadside. It is a quick bread, mixed with a knife, and made with self-rising flour and milk or water. It may be baked in the oven or directly on coals. It baked directly on coals, (the outer crust should be scraped off and discarded