Your camping trip does not have to be boring and you absolutely do not have to rely solely on home made sandwiches. This is especially true if you are driving to your campsite. In this case, you can pack some cooking utensils and give more color and flavor to your outdoor experience preparing a delicious breakfast for camping.
In this article we are going to talk about some easy, tasty and nutritious camping breakfast recipes. It will be a pleasure to spend several minutes preparing these breakfasts and then enjoying them with your friends or family.
We understand that it can be frustrating to prepare a good meal, and this is especially true when you are outdoors, that’s why we put together the following breakfast recipes so you do not feel frustrated. After all, camping should be fun and relaxing, not a burden.
Some easy ideas for camping at breakfast.
There are hundreds of camping breakfast recipes that can be found in cookbooks, online, blogs, etc. It can be literally overwhelming for a person to make a list of the best there is. That is why here we will give you some of the best and easiest recipes we found.
Orange Cupcakes – a very easy camping breakfast and it only takes a total of 20 minutes to prepare and cook all together. Here are the ingredients:
- muffin mix
Now take the oranges and cut them in half. Remove all the pulp from the oranges so that the empty glasses remain. Then take the muffin mixture and follow the preparation instructions in the box. When you’re ready, add the blueberries to the muffin mix. Mix the cranberries and ready.
Then fill each half of the orange cups with the muffin mixture. Leave one half empty for each orange; it will be added to the filled half, so that it completes a complete orange. This will also give room for the bagel mixture to grow while cooking.
When you have closed each half of the muffin with its empty counterpart, wrap each orange with foil and place them on hot charcoal. Cooking them should not take more than 10 minutes. Be sure to flip them from time to time so that the muffins are well cooked.
And do not worry about the orange peel. It does not burn, since it is a good insulator. It may get dark in some places, but it does not burn, so your breakfast is safe.
french toast – Another super easy breakfast for camping and it does not take more than 15 minutes to prepare and cook. This is what you will need:
- Slices of bread (2 per person)
- 1 egg
- 1 tablespoon of cinnamon
- powdered sugar)
- Maple sugar
- Kitchen oil
The above ingredients make one serving per person. Take the egg and break it in a bowl. Beat it until it is well mixed. Soak the slices of bread in the egg mixture and place the slices in a pan. Be sure to put some oil in the pan before placing the slices of bread and heat. Fry until golden brown. Remove them from the pan and sprinkle the powdered sugar and a little maple syrup. You have finished Enjoy!
Pancakes – A must for campers. It is very easy to prepare as long as you have a frying pan and the necessary ingredients. Are here:
- pancake mix
- kitchen oil
Take the pancake mix and mix with water (according to package instructions), usually about 1/4 cup. Heat the oil in the pan and then impoverish the pancake mix. Turn each side until both sides are brown. You can cover the pancake with your favorite flavor: maple syrup, cinnamon, sugar, honey, etc.
Breakfast burger – This is surprisingly easy to do and knows and it looks great. This camping breakfast recipe is for 6 small hamburgers. It does not take more than 20 minutes to cook and 15 to prepare.
- 1 cup of flour
- 1.5 tablespoons of baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon of sugar
- 1/2 tablespoon of salt
- 3 tablespoons dry milk powder
- 2 tablespoons of canola oil (or any other oil you prefer)
- 1/4 cup grated cheese
- 1/2 cup of water
- 6 sausage patties
- 6 eggs
In a large enough bowl, mix all dry ingredients, ie, flour, baking soda, salt and sugar. When they are well mixed, add the oil. Continue mixing until you have a consistency uniformly mixed.
When you’re done with that, start adding water little by little. Preferably, add a tablespoon of water at a time. Add the grated cheese (preferably cheddar). Use a pan with small beds. Place the mixture evenly on each bed of the cup. Make sure you have covered the pan with oil before that.
Cook each side of the burger biscuit until golden brown. Then place the sausage in a cast iron pan with the same size buckets (to fit in the burger biscuit). Cook over medium heat. Make sure to flip them at least once.
Finally, cook the eggs in the same way: pour the contents of an egg into a cup of the bed. Cook until the eggs are ready.
When you have finished these three steps, you can cut the hamburger biscuits in half (like a real hamburger), place the sausage and the egg between the halves, and that’s it. Enjoy a mini hamburger.
Cinnamon cookie on a stick – This is as quick as saying it. It requires very few ingredients and tastes very good. What do you need:
- Chilled cookies (1 whole package)
Take the cookies and spread them a little. Take a clean stick and roll each cookie around the stick. Do not worry if it overlaps. The hard part is cooking them perfectly. Make sure they are well browned and, however, not overcooked.
Keep them at a safe distance from the fire, so they do not cook too fast outside, but remain undercooked inside. When you are ready, remove the cookie from the bar and sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon. Spread a little butter for the taste.
Tortillas in orange – This simple breakfast recipe for camping is quite fast and can not take more than 15 minutes to prepare and cook. The ingredients are very simple.
Grab the orange and cut the top. Then, with a spoon, remove the meat from the orange to make room for the eggs later. When you have finished with that, break two eggs (or one in case there is not enough space for two), place the top part in the opening of the orange and wrap it well in aluminum foil.
Place the orange near the coals and do not wait more than 10 minutes. If you prefer, before cooking you can place some of your favorite spices in the eggs, or simply sprinkle with salt. Otherwise, you can add whatever comes to your mind later, when the tortilla is finished.
Easier ideas for camping breakfast
These camping breakfast recipes may require more ingredients, but they are as easy and quick to make as the previous ones.
Scrambled Eggs And Cookies – A delicious and nutritious meal for your next camping trip! It will take between 25 and 30 minutes to prepare and cook. This is what you will need:
- medium onion
- Red pepper
- 2 eggs (for each person)
- Salt (to your liking)
- garlic powder
- Cookie tube (whole package)
- grated cheddar cheese
- kitchen oil
To start, chop the onion and pepper in small cubes. Take all the eggs you have prepared (count how many people are in your group) and mix in a large bowl. When finished, add the cubes of onion and pepper to the beaten eggs. Add salt and garlic powder (and any other spices you want).
Now take a Dutch cast iron oven (or deep pan) and place it on the coals. Then moisten the oil and spread it with a tissue so that it covers the entire bottom and sides well enough (to prevent sticking), and then impoverishes the contents of the container over the oven / pan. Put a lid on the oven.
Make sure the lid is clean and cover it with oil as well. Roll the cookies and cover them with oil too. Place each roll of cookie on top of the lid and cover with aluminum foil. Check them regularly and rotate them when one side is brown enough.
Regularly check the tortilla inside the Dutch oven. If it is still in liquid form, shake it from time to time. When it’s over, you’re ready to eat it. Use a spatula to disengage the lower part if it gets stuck in the oven.
Basically, you’ll have an omelette and cookies ready almost simultaneously. Of course, there is a possibility that the cookies are ready a little earlier, so keep that in mind.
Monkey bread – This is so easy that even children can prepare it. Actually, it’s the children who love this camp breakfast recipe. The ingredients are:
- refrigerated cookie dough
- white or brown sugar
- cinnamon powder
Take the cookie dough and roll it into shape. Mix the sugar and cinnamon in a small cup.
Then roll the cookies in the sugar and cinnamon mixture and place them immediately in a Dutch oven. It should not take more than 20 minutes to cook all the cookies. In fact, it’s surprisingly easy to make and kids love these cookies.
Banana Pancakes – They are so delicious that we bet you will keep this recipe and always prepare it when you go camping. In fact, it produces results so good that you may want to do it even at home from time to time. The ingredients:
- 6 tablespoons of wholemeal flour
- 1 1/4 baking powder
- 3/4 sodium bicarbonate
- 2 tablespoons of sugar
- 1/4 tablespoon of salt
- 1 egg (or 2 small)
- 1 1/2 whey (could be replaced with soy milk)
- 3 tablespoons of butter
- 2 bananas (sliced)
In a large bowl, mix all the dry ingredients: flour, baking powder and soda, sugar and salt. In another bowl, mix the egg (s), the whey (soy milk) and the melted butter. Now mix the contents of the two bowls: add the content of the second bowl to the content of the first bowl. Stir until you have a consistent mixture.
Then prepare a frying pan (pan) by placing butter, cover the pan and heat it. Poor about 1/4 cup of the mixture in the pan and immediately after, place several slices of banana on top of the pancake and turn it when the edges are dry (it takes about 3-4 minutes). Use a spatula to flip the pancake and bake 3-4 more minutes. They are ready to serve. Sprinkle with maple syrup or powdered sugar if desired.
Sausage casserole, egg and cheese – This takes a bit more than the breakfast recipes of the previous camp, but it’s surprisingly easy. It only takes more time to cook. Otherwise, neither the ingredients are many, nor the preparation is a great annoyance.
- 1 pack of half moon rolls
- breakfast sausage
- 6 eggs
- half a cup of milk
- Cheddar cheese and grated mozzarella (1 cup each)
Get a pan and spray it with non-stick spray. Then unwind the crescent on the bottom of the tray. Bake it for about 6 minutes, so it will be well browned. Remove it from the fire and set it aside. Now to the sausage, bake it until it is well browned (no more than 8 minutes). Cut the sausage into small cubes and sprinkle over the crescent. Add the cheese on top of that.
In a bowl, mix the eggs, milk and salt together. When the mixture is ready, pour it over the crust with sausage and cheese. All this can be baked in the pan or can be placed on a sheet of high strength; The one you prefer.
Cheese Potato – Another easy recipe that you can cook even at home, when you’re in a hurry. Here are the ingredients:
- 3 potatoes (cut into cubes)
- a chopped onion
- 1/2 cup of Parmesan cheese (grated)
- 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese (grated)
- 1/2 cup of cheddar cheese (grated)
- 1/2 tablespoon of salt
- 2 butter spoons
- cooked bacon
In a bowl, mix the cubes of potato, onion, Parmesan cheese, salt and, if desired, add a little pepper. Take some sturdy aluminum foil and spray it with nonstick cooking spray. Transfer the mixture from the bowl to the plate. Put a little butter on top.
Wrap the foil tightly and place the wrapper in the coals. Cook for about 15-18 minutes, making sure to turn it around once in a while. Then remove from heat and carefully unwrap the foil. Sprinkle the rest of the ingredients (the other two cheeses and the rest of the butter) and wrap again. Place on the coals one more time, for no more than 5 minutes. You are ready to eat or serve your friends or family.
Breakfast soup – This is the type of camp breakfast that gives a bit of freshness and hydration in the morning. In 30 minutes you will be ready with a hot and satisfying soup. The ingredients are:
- 8 packs of Quaker Instants semolina with cheese flavor
- 1/2 pound of bacon
- 8 eggs
- 4 cups of water
- Salt (and other spices / herbs to taste)
Prepare 4 bowls and pour 2 envelopes of instant grains into each bowl. The water needs to be heated, so pour it into a pot and boil. Cut the bacon into small pieces and fry it in a pan.
Let them brown well and remove the pan from the heat. Then, add all the eggs in another bowl and mix until they are a consistent mixture. Then add the egg mixture to the pan, mixing them with the pieces of bacon. Fry for a few more minutes so that the eggs are cooked too.
Now you are ready to pour the previously boiled water into each of the instant grain bowls that we placed at the beginning. Stir the mixture until there is a uniform consistency. Finally pour the egg and bacon mixture over each bowl. Each bowl is one serving of soup per person.
We hope you have recorded most of the previous recipes in your own notebook. They are collected with care and tested in the camp with amazing results.
Of course, to achieve the best results, we recommend that you try these camping breakfast recipes at home first and see how they work. You can place a grill in your backyard and try that too. Always use tools and aluminum foil whenever possible. Try even both, one at a time, and see how the products behave and how things are cooked easier or faster, and which one gives the best results. There are many variations of the previous recipes and you can even use your imagination.