When it comes to camping food, how do you like your breakfast at camp? Sweet or savory? Hot or mild? No matter what you might be in the mood for, these easy camping breakfast ideas will satisfy your appetite for a delicious camp meal to begin your day in the great outdoors!
Camping Breakfast Burritos, Sandwiches And Wraps
You don’t need to miss your favorite fast food breakfast burger in the great outdoors! Our homemade version features a sausage patty, maple bacon, fried egg, golden hash brown patty, cheddar cheese and ketchup on a potato hamburger bun.
Enjoy a Mexican flavor profile for breakfast with these quesadillas toasted over a campfire. The chorizo sausage provides tons of flavor without a lot of work! Add some eggs, onions and cheese to the filling and top with sour cream and cilantro.
3. Hobo Eggs
You only need 3 basic ingredients and 8 minutes to cook this simple breakfast. Don’t think this is just the classic egg and buttered toast combination … the bread in this recipe is more like the flavor and texture of a buttery grilled cheese (without the cheese).
There is nothing like a well-rounded breakfast burrito with super-fresh ingredients. These California-style breakfast burritos highlight the creamy texture and smooth flavor of the beloved avocado. You’ll get tons of protein and fiber with the eggs, cheese, chorizo and potatoes … all of that goodness is wrapped in a yummy tortilla making it really easy to eat.
Our family LOVES these pitas! The combination of breakfast ingredients and bold flavors in the Greek sauce and veggies take it toward the lunch hour … in other words … this hearty camping breakfast is the perfect brunch meal to satisfy you till dinner!
Thinking walkable camping breakfast ideas are in order for your camp menu? Try these breakfast wraps! The combination of bacon and avocado make scrambled eggs in a wrap a delicious meal. It is one of our favorite camp stove recipes but if you prefer campfire cooking, you can make it there too!
Want a handheld “walkable feast”? Try this easy burrito recipe! The chorizo sausage, cheddar cheese, sour cream and cilantro pack a punch with the scrambled eggs all wrapped in a convenient (tortilla) package.
One Pot Camping Breakfast Casseroles And Skillet Meals
This is one of those breakfast one pot camping meals where everything is cooked in a single pot. No list of camping breakfast ideas would be complete without the always-favorite Mountain Man Breakfast! Our version is a little extra cheesy, meaty and slightly spicy because we use hot breakfast sausage and green chilies. YUM!
This simple one-pot skillet breakfast combines bacon, Southern style hash browns, green bell pepper, onion, eggs, cheddar cheese, salsa and sour cream to make a filling meal that can be cooked on a stove or over campfire coals. It’s ready in under 30 minutes!
The really awesome thing about this cowboy skillet breakfast is that you can make scrambled or sunny side up eggs together in the same pan. Just drop your style of egg into the sausage, potato and veggie mixture to cook them right over your morning campfire.
If you have not discovered chorizo sausage on your camping breakfast table … you should! This Southwestern breakfast casserole is bold and simple, thanks to that wonderful ingredient! The slices are firm but moist because of the secret ingredient … cottage cheese!
Don’t feel like chopping anything? This egg bake is for you! It is quick to put together, fast to bake and satisfying to eat! Hot pork sausage, country style hash brown shredded potatoes, eggs and cheddar cheese are kicked-up a notch with the addition of dry mustard and Worcestershire sauce.
One-pot cooking means one-pot cleaning! Ham, potatoes eggs and cheese are the foundation to this tasty breakfast meal that is easily scaled up or down.
Campfire Dutch Baby Recipes
The combination of lemon and blueberry make this light and fluffy Dutch baby camp breakfast a real winner! The simple batter uses a pinch of nutmeg for warmth and the entire thing is finished off with a sprinkling of powdered sugar.
Who is up for some bacon, cheese and fresh green onions sitting on top of a fluffy Dutch baby pancake for breakfast? If your family is like mine, this is one of those camping breakfast ideas that always gets a “Yes, please” answer to that question! It is a fun meal to eat with your hands … like a slice of pizza!
Camping Pancakes And French Toast
Enjoy this breakfast that is festive enough for the holidays but simple enough to make on camping trips. This simple Red Velvet French Toast has a yummy sweet cream cheese glaze.
Craving pumpkin flavored food and drinks during fall camping trips? Try these almost-gourmet pancakes! They are easy enough to prepare and cook at camp but I’ve got make-ahead shortcuts if you want to do some of the work at home.
Don’t you love the idea of doing French toast at the campsite that cooks in one pot and everyone can eat together? The powdered sugar glaze is an amazing final touch to this warm cinnamon-spiced French toast casserole. If you want a campfire breakfast foil packets version of French toast, you can get it and tons of other campfire meals in foil!
Who knew that a box of just-add-water pancakes could taste like an almost gourmet camping breakfast? The secret to these awesome pancakes … the super-simple peanut butter sauce! And really, kids of all ages like chocolate chips for a treat!
This Texas-style bread makes a wonderful French toast! You dip the slices in a simple egg mixture then cook them in butter on a cast iron griddle over your campfire. The buttery taste and slightly crispy texture are fantastic.
These peachy nutty pancakes are fast and fabulous! This is one of our camping food recipes using no refrigeration ingredients so you can avoid the issues of cold food storage! The best part of this pancake breakfast is the peach topping that is made with canned peaches, chopped nuts, brown sugar, nutmeg and cinnamon.
23. Camping Pancakes
These quick and easy just-add-water pancakes are made yummy with a fresh fruit topping. If fruit isn’t in season, make banana bread pancakes by adding sliced bananas, walnuts and some warm spices like cinnamon, nutmeg and brown sugar to create your topping.
Breakfast Campfire Dutch Oven Coffee Cakes, Muffins & Rolls
We don’t eat coffee cake very often but when we do, we want it to be this one! The cinnamon and brown sugar combination makes this camping breakfast the perfect pairing with a bold cup of camp coffee! You can make it the morning you are going to eat it or prepare it as a make ahead camping breakfast so you just need to slice and serve.
These oooey, gooey, sweet and slightly tart blueberry muffins make a wonderful camping breakfast but they are also a nice treat for dessert! You can use a regular muffin pan or do what we did … use foil cupcake liners in your camp Dutch oven to make rustic-shaped muffins.
It only takes 5 minutes to prep and 30 minutes to bake these fresh cinnamon rolls but they do need an hour and a half for the dough to thaw and rise. The secret to making them easy is using frozen dinner roll dough. No yeast and no rolling pins allowed! The brown sugar and cinnamon flavors are amazing but the cream cheese frosting makes them irresistible.
Campfire Biscuits And Dutch Oven Bread Camping Recipes
The nice thing about biscuits for breakfast is their versatility! You can top them with sausage gravy, sandwich a fried egg in between them or add your favorite jam for a slightly sweet morning treat. This recipe starts with a baking mix to make measuring and mixing the dry ingredients camp-meal friendly.
Sweet breads are yummy for breakfast alongside a stiff cup of campfire coffee! The cinnamon and sugar give this bread its sweetness while the pecans and raisins add texture and moistness.
Camp Dutch Oven Quiche, Pizza And Frittata Recipes
The avocado, tomatoes and basil make this campfire frittata fresh and fabulous! It is a light but satisfying camping breakfast that is perfect for summer camping trips. If I need to stretch this to feed more people, I serve hash browns on the side.
Want to know how I got my husband to eat quiche? I added bacon and cheese! This recipe is a great breakfast idea that can easily be served for lunch or dinner with a fresh salad. One of the ways I made this a camp-friendly recipe is by using a frozen pie crust.
You don’t have to wait for dinner to have pizza during camping trips. This pizza is hearty and a totally fun breakfast camping idea the kids go crazy for! It uses cornmeal in the crust giving it a nice texture and flavor.
Camping Scrambled Eggs
This simple recipe is one of the easiest camping breakfast ideas for large groups … it can be easily scaled up or down to feed as many people as you need. Just heat a little butter, soften up a bit of onion and then scramble the eggs with a bit of cheese.
This easy bacon scramble is made in a Dutch oven and can be cooked using a camp stove, campfire coals or charcoal briquettes. The typical eggs, bacon and cheese are enhanced with tomato, onion and fresh spinach.
These burrito bowls will have you eating in about 15 minutes! This healthy camping breakfast is packed with protein and fiber making each bowl yummy and filling too! Start with canned black beans, avocado, eggs, cheddar cheese and finish off with some prepared salsa for a quick and satisfying breakfast.
Fun Camping Breakfast Ideas
If you think nachos are a fun camping breakfast idea … you won’t be able to contain yourself when you see how we melt the cheese for these breakfast nachos! The tortilla chips are a fun vehicle to deliver the scrambled eggs, black beans, melted cheese, tomatoes, avocado and sour cream to your mouth!
Sure, you could have plain oatmeal with brown sugar or maple syrup … but … why would you when you could have this fresh and exciting carrot cake alternative? Oatmeal is the perfect easy camping breakfast food that you can dress up or down with interesting toppings.
If you don’t want to cook in the morning, just make overnight oats. Place milk, oats, yogurt and whatever flavorful fruit you want into a container with a tight-fitting lid, stir, cover and refrigerate overnight (or at least 5 hours) for a cold version of this classic morning meal.
It only takes 3 ingredients to make these quick and simple yummy donuts for your camping breakfast menu!
Yes, you can have baked eggs for breakfast at the campsite! These eggs are baked in avocados, only use a few ingredients and make a creamy, protein-filled morning at camp.
I love using build-your-own camping breakfast ingredient bars! Each hungry camper chooses the ingredients they want in their muffin tin campfire eggs. My bar usually contains deli ham, cooked bacon, green bell peppers, green onions, tomatoes, shredded cheese, jalapenos and mushrooms. I always like serving hot sauce on the side too.
No Cook Breakfast Camping Ideas
Feel for a super quick, no cook breakfast that is healthy, packed with protein and can hit the trial with you? This stuffed tortilla is it!
One of my favorite cold breakfast ideas for camping is this fruit in honey mint syrup. The syrup makes ordinary fruit taste AMAZING!
10 No Recipe Quick Breakfast Ideas For Camping
When you want simple breakfast food for camping that requires no cooking or recipe, try these options:
- Cereal and milk
- Yogurt, fruit and granola parfaits
- Toast and jelly
- Bagel and cream cheese
- Hard boiled eggs and toast
- Peanut butter and jelly on sliced bread
- Cheese and crackers
- Trail mix and fruit
- Dried fruit and jerky
- Apples dipped in peanut butter
Camp Coffee Beverages
Who can even think about having breakfast without a cup of java? Whether you like yours hot and black, loaded with cream and sugar or espresso, latte or cappuccino coffeehouse-style … there is a method and gadget to help you make amazing coffee out in the wilderness!
Could you even think about having breakfast while camping and not also enjoy a cup of java. You can make your camp coffee, cowboy style, perk style, drip style, pressed, or cold!
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