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Banana Cake11
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Banana Cake

This is the perfect Banana Cake being an ideal recipe for cooking at home to take on picnics or day hikes, yet still simple enough to make while camping. Super fluffing and soft with a perfectly matched frosting.

Saffron Hodgson By: Saffron Hodgson

12 People

1 hour 20 min 01:20

Hummingbird Cake 2
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Hummingbird Cake

Hummingbird Cake is as sweet as it sounds. Cinnamon, bananas, mixed nuts, and pineapple are mixed together in this easy to make dessert.

The Cooking Comedian By: The Cooking Comedian

10 to 12 People

1 hour 25 min 01:25

Chocolate Cake
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Chocolate Cake

A nice Chocolate Cake that is easy to make and tastes great. Perfect for any camp oven, or cook at home then take on picnics, hikes or trips to the beach.

Ash By: Ash

10 People

55 min 00:55

Latest Recipes

Beef in a Blanket
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Beef in a Biscuit

Not to be confused with pigs in a blanket, these are Beef in a Biscuit using a 100% beef mini sausages wrapped in a basic flour and water dough. Finally cooked over a fire.

Dan By: Dan

4 People

20 min 00:20

Spring Rolls
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Spring Rolls

This is a delicious Spring Roll that uses cabbage as the bulk rather than often seen noodles making this a slightly healthier and more flavorsome version.

Saffron Hodgson By: Saffron Hodgson

8 People

1 hour 5 min 01:05

Pea and Ham Soup
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Pea and Ham Soup

There is something hearty and filling about a good Pea and Ham Soup. Perfect camping after a long day in the outdoors. This is a great option to use up leftover ham.

Saffron Hodgson By: Saffron Hodgson

4 People

2 hours 45 min 02:45

Hike Noodle Soup
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Hike Noodle Soup

This is a light weight and very tasty Noodle Soup perfect for a day Hike or overnight trek. You can add protein such as dried sausage, jerky, or similar to make a more complete meal.

Ash By: Ash

1 People

10 min 00:10

Explore Methods to Lay and Light Cooking Fires

Altar Fire

The Altar Fire is a fire built on a structure raising off the ground to avoid surfaces like marshes. Once built the fire burns and is cooked on like normal.

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Reflector Fire

The Reflector Fire design is primarily a fire with a wall to reflect back heat, although mainly used in survival, it is also known for cooking baked goods.

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Indian Star Fire

Indian Star Fires are often associated with the Wild West being the cliche fire in cowboy moves with a pot of beans boiling over it. Good when limited wood.

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Swedish Log Fire

Swedish Log Fire

The Swedish Log Fire comes from the German name ‘Schweden Fackel’. It’s a log carefully cut to allow oxygen in, thus becoming a self sustaining cooking fire

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Blog Posts

Chocolate Orange Cake

The Orange Cake is Conquered

How can youth across the world proclaim to be cooking and enjoying these orange cakes , yet I couldn’t get it to work! My Chocolate Orange Cake journey to perfection.

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Scones

Campfire Scones Video

An easy way to learn how to use a Dutch oven and have a tasty treat, our Campfire Scones Video is a collaboration between Bush Cooking and Allrecipes.

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Smoked Camembert Cheese

Smoked Camembert Cheese Video

Lightly smoked and topped with spicy capsicum or tomato relish, our Smoked Camembert Cheese Video is a collaboration between Bush Cooking and Allrecipes.

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