50+ Camping Breakfast Ideas (that are unique, easy, delicious and fun!)
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!
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Camping Breakfast Burritos, Sandwiches And Wraps
1. New Mexican Huevos Rancheros
A slightly crispy fried tortilla is topped with beans, a fried egg and warmed salsa to make this simple and satisfying meal.
2. All Day Breakfast Burger
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.
3. Camping Breakfast Quesadillas
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.
4. 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).
5. California-Style Camping Breakfast Burritos With Avocado, Eggs & Chorizo
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.
6. Camping Breakfast Sandwiches
It is like an egg McMuffin but better because it is homemade and fresh. Make a sandwich out of a fried egg, bacon and cheese with a toasted English muffin. This easy recipe can be made for solo campers, as camping meals for two, or scaled up to feed large crowds.
7. Greek Pita Sandwiches Camping Breakfast Recipe
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!
8. Bacon Avocado Breakfast Wraps Camping Recipe
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!
9. Breakfast Burrito Camping Recipe
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 flour tortilla package.
Camp Chef Dutch Oven Carry Bag
10. BBQ Breakfast Wrap
I usually have leftover meat when I make my Camping Dutch Oven BBQ Ribs. After the meal, I shred the meat and refrigerate it until I’m ready to re-invent dinner into breakfast. I serve the reheated barbeque meat on a large tortilla topped with simple scrambled eggs made with a little water, salt and pepper. The slightly sweet and tangy combination is delicious.
Coleman Gas Camping Stove | Classic Propane Stove, 2 Burner
One Pot Camping Breakfast Casseroles And Skillet Meals
11. Mountain Man Breakfast Dutch Oven Camping Recipe
This is one of those breakfast one pot camping meals where everything is cooked in a single pot. No list of favorite camp breakfast ideas would be complete without the always-popular Mountain Man Breakfast!
Our version is a little extra cheesy, meaty and slightly spicy because we use hot breakfast sausage and green chilies. YUM! I like serving this with English muffins and fresh berries on the side.
12. Hungry Man Breakfast
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!
13. Cowboy Breakfast Skillet One Pot Campfire Breakfast
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.
14. Southwestern Dutch Oven Breakfast Casserole Camping Recipe
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!
15. Dutch Oven Egg Bake
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.
16. Camping Breakfast Skillet
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
17. Lemon Blueberry Topped Campfire Dutch Baby Recipe
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.
18. Savory Dutch Baby Dutch Oven Camping Recipe
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 easy 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!
Lodge Camp Dutch Oven Lid Lifter
19. Swedish Oven Pancake
If you haven’t tried to make a Swedish Oven Pancake, you should. This custard-like pancake is a cross between a popover and a crepe. It is traditionally served with a sweet syrup but you can top it with something savory too.
Camping Pancakes And French Toast
20. 4 Ingredient Banana Pancakes
These pancakes are quick to prepare and don’t use refined sugar. Try this delicious, easy, vegan and healthy breakfast when you need a fast and satisfying meal.
21. Red Velvet 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.
22. Sweet Cream Pancakes
Make fluffy homemade pancakes with this easy recipe and cooking tips. It’s the only pancake recipe you’ll ever need! I like measuring and mixing my dry ingredients at home, then, combine with the wet ingredients at camp.
23. Pumpkin Walnut Pancakes With Mascarpone Drizzle
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.
24. Camping Dutch Oven Campfire French Toast Recipe
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!
25. Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Camp Stove Pancakes
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!
26. Campfire French Toast
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.
27. Peachy Nutty Pancakes Camping Recipe
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.
28. 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.
29. Pie Iron French Toast
The most fun way to make French toast is using a pie iron over hot campfire coals! This Texas-style French toast is thick and fluffy. The egg wash is spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg for amazing flavor.
Breakfast Campfire Dutch Oven Coffee Cakes, Muffins & Rolls
30. Camp Dutch Oven Coffee Cake Recipe
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 my favorite camping breakfast to pair 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.
31. Blueberry Lemon Dutch Oven Muffins Camping Recipe
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.
32. Dutch Oven Cinnamon Rolls
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
33. Dutch Oven Biscuits
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.
34. Camping Biscuits And Gravy
You can’t make homemade biscuits without topping them with a simple sausage gravy for a morning meal!
35. Dutch Oven Cinnamon Bread Camping Recipe
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.
Lodge Manufacturing Parchment Paper Dutch Oven Liners
36. Dutch Oven Monkey Bread
Make this easy, sweet and slightly crispy fun breakfast, And, if you have leftovers, add a scoop of vanilla ice cream for dessert!
Camp Dutch Oven Quiche, Pizza And Frittata Recipes
37. Dutch Oven Tomato And Avocado Frittata Camping Recipe
The avocado, cherry 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.
This recipe is nice if you have campers with dietary restrictions because it is gluten free and low carb. See our gluten free camping food ideas as well as our low carb keto camping food ideas.
38. Bacon And Cheese Quiche Camp Dutch Oven Recipe
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.
39. Dutch Oven Breakfast Pizza Camping Recipe
You don’t have to wait for dinner to have pizza during your next camping trip. 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
40. Dutch Oven Scrambled Eggs Camping Recipe
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.
41. Dutch Oven Bacon Scramble
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.
42. Breakfast Camping Burrito Bowls
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
43. Cast Iron Skillet Breakfast Nachos Camping Recipe
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!
44. Carrot Cake Oatmeal Camping Breakfast Recipe
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.
45. Campfire Donuts Dutch Oven Camping Recipe
It only takes 3 ingredients to make these quick and simple yummy donuts for your camping breakfast menu!
46. Dutch Oven Breakfast Eggs Baked In Avocados
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.
47. Muffin Tin Eggs Campfire Recipe
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.
48. Strawberry Banana Compote
This easy recipe will take your breakfast to the next level with very little effort. Why use maple syrup when you can use fresh fruit compote on pancakes, waffles, French toast and oatmeal!
No Cook Breakfast Camping Ideas
49. Fruit And Nut Peanut Butter Stuffed Tortilla
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!
50. Fresh Summer Fruit Tossed In Honey Mint Syrup Camp Recipe
One of my favorite cold breakfast ideas for camping is this fruit in honey mint syrup. The syrup makes ordinary fruit taste AMAZING!
11 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
- Greek yogurt, fresh 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
- Grab and go granola bars and energy bars
Camp Coffee Beverages
How To Make Coffee When Camping: The BEST Methods To Brew Camp Coffee
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!
What Is Cowboy Coffee And How To Make It
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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