This works well with meatloaf too for the first night out. Just freeze the hamburger and put it in your pack just before leaving. Insulate with news paper--it makes good fire starter. For those who want to boil eggs, use paper cups. Put in the egg, fill with water and surround with hot coals. Then burn your "pot".
Does Leave No Trace not apply or what?
We hauled 9 navels and a cake mix into the deepest darkest reaches of the Emigrant wilderness. The veteran backpackers scrambled like kids to empty their oranges (a fine dessert by itself), with 5 theories each about how much fruit to leave. The many variables--heat, liquid, time--made each orange its own experiment. Most survived well enough to go around again, especially as the angel food cake we used didn't require long cooking times. Next time, I'll go for the cranberry muffin with only orange pulp left on the lid. Thanks for the inspiration and outstanding video!
so much for leave no trace backpacking....it is a great idea though. has anyone tried it on a stove just on simmer?
We did this with the Boy Scouts and Webelos alot of the Boys were on their first campout I was trying to teach them to be creative.You don't have to starve or eat bland food just because your off the beaten path. I also used the pizza on a campstove idea.Some of the other groups brought hotdogs and sandwiches.We had a lot of people staring at our dinner haha.
I'll be doing this with Pack/Troop 237!
Not a new idea, have been doing these for years. In Girl Scouts! I like the cranberry muffin mix in it, the kids prefer bluberry. Yum!!
Hey there, "Trail Chef". Will you marry me?
Tried this before and it works great but I didn't care for the orange peel flavor. Much prefer my Bank's Fry/Bake :) Yea, defeats the no dish deal but I can make cinnamon rolls complete with frosting on the fire miles from nowhere.
also try cooking an egg in the orange, just place the orange in hot coal. It also works using an onion
My family and I tried this out today, and it worked great! It was so much fun and the cake really did bake inside the orange. For anyone out there who is thinking about trying this, I recommend using an average size orange and filling it only about 3/4 of the way full (you want to give the cake room to rise). Another great idea is to try this same recipe, but use lemons and fill them with lemon cake batter. Enjoy and have fun!
yum. this is going on my facebook!
Try dripping some of the juice and innards from the orange into the batter, especially if it is chocolate batter - yummm!
With an egg or two in same orange container and placed on coals (no aluminum foil) it's a nice tangy flavor, but NO pans to wash.
this was alot of fun to make!
This recipe looks like fun!
can't wait to try that
i wonder how brownie mix would do
I think we should make this at the farm!
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