Marmite Scone Damper
Together with Marmite we asked for your most creative lunchbox ideas. Here is idea 2: marmite scone damper and idea 3: marmite wagon wheels

Together with Marmite we asked for your most creative lunchbox ideas. Here are no 2 and 3 of your original lunchbox ideas.

Sent in by: Catherine Macfarlane


  • 500ml Cake flour
  • 4tsp Baking powder
  • 3ml Salt
  • 50ml Soft butter
  • 250ml Grated cheese
  • 180ml Water
  • 75ml Butter
  • 50ml Marmite


  1. Sift the dry ingredients and rub in the soft butter.
  2. Add the cheese and mix with enough water to make a stiff dough.
  3. Shape the dough into a round damper, cut wagon wheel portion indents into the top
  4. Bake at 200°C for 12-15 minutes.
  5. Melt the butter and the Marmite together and spread over the scone damper as soon as it comes out of the oven.
  6. Allow to cool slightly, cut according to the indents and place it in a lunchbox.

Idea 3: Marmite Wagon Wheels

Sent in by: Debbi Papamichael


  • 1 roll Pastry (White or Brown Bread Pastry)
  • Grated Cheese
  • Salami or bacon
  • Marmite


  1. Roll out the pastry as is and spread a thin layer of Marmite on it.
  2. Place the bacon or salami and the grated cheese in two layers on the rolled out pastry.
  3. Roll up the pastry again and put it in the fridge for about 2 hours.
  4. Preheat oven to 180°C and cut the chilled, rolled up pastry into “wheels” that are each 2cm thick.
  5. Bake for about 10-12 minutes.

You do not have to cook all the wagon wheels at once. You can freeze them and bake them the night before as needed. They make a delicious lunchbox treat.

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