21+ Dutch Oven Baked Goods For Camping: Sweet & Savory Treats

You won’t miss your favorite bakery when you put these Dutch oven camping recipes on your menu! Feeling for a sweet muffin or a savory slice of bread? These Dutch oven baked goods for camping are wonderful treats for breakfasts, snacks and desserts!

Dutch Oven Baked Goods by CampingForFoodies is a collage of goods baked in cast iron camp Dutch ovens including an apple pie with a golden brown upper crust, lemon blueberry Dutch baby, mini chocolate lava cakes, cinnamon coffee cake, pineapple upside down cake and cinnamon bread with text over the image that reads camping Dutch oven baked goods.

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1. Dutch Oven Chocolate Lava Cakes

Chocolate Lava Dutch Oven Cakes - Camping For Foodies .com

When you want to satisfy your chocolate cravings, you can make one large Dutch oven chocolate cake but I prefer to make small, individual cakes. This simple homemade batter combines eggs, sugar, flour and chocolate chips to make a delicious treat. These little decadent desserts have a gooey “lava” inside. They are so moist you’ll feel like your camp meal was fit for a 5-star restaurant!

2. Dutch Oven Pineapple Upside Down Cake

This is a photo of a Dutch Oven Pineapple Upside Down Cake Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies. The moist cake is covered with gooey pineapples dotted with cherries sitting on a table in the mountains at a remote camping site.

This cake is one of our camping dessert recipes our whole family agrees upon, and it is not easy for all of us to agree on anything! LOL You sprinkle brown sugar over melted butter in the bottom of the Dutch oven. Lay slices of pineapples and maraschino cherries in that mixture, then, pour in the batter that starts with a boxed cake mix that is jazzed up with a few simple ingredients.

3. Dutch Oven Carrot Cake

Camping Dessert Dutch Oven Carrot Cake by CampingForFoodies features a moist carrot cake with raisins and nuts topped with a thick cream cheese frosting as a cut slice is being lifted from the cake and ready to be served at the campsite with text over the image that reads Camping Dessert Dutch Oven Carrot Cake.features a moist carrot cake with raisins and nuts topped with a thick cream cheese frosting as a cut slice is being lifted from the cake and ready to be served at the campsite with text over the image that reads Camping Dessert Dutch Oven Carrot Cake.

This from-scratch cake is made easy for baking at the campsite in the great outdoors, no electric kitchen appliances required. You’ll love the cream cheese frosting too! I like using charcoal briquettes so I get the most precise temperature control possible when I bake this cake. I also use a parchment paper liner so I can lift the cake out of the hot oven to cool before frosting it. If you are not familiar with them, I have an entire post with a VIDEO to show you how to use Dutch oven liners, and, make your own for pennies!

4. Camp Dutch Oven Coffee Cake

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This super easy coffee cake is one we make for breakfast and “stack bake” along with our savory Dutch Oven Breakfast Pizza.

5. Cinnamon Cupcakes

Cinnamon Cupcake Recipe by CampingForFoodies features four cinnamon cupcakes on a blue camping plate. The light brown frosting is swirled on top of each cupcake and topped with brown sugar and cinnamon sprinkles. One cupcake is cut in half showing the moist cupcake center.
Cinnamon Cupcake Recipe by CampingForFoodies

These individual cupcakes make cinnamon lovers go crazy! They are from-scratch and almost-gourmet. They’re baked without a muffin pan resulting in a rustic, free-form shape.

6. Dutch Oven Apple Dump Cake

Dutch Oven Apple Dump Cake by CampingForFoodies features a golden brown dessert set in a parchment paper liner with apple pie filling that is sprinkled with a boxed cake mix, butter and pecans then baked till bubbly and golden brown in a camp Dutch oven which is sitting the background. The dessert is ready to be served at the campsite.
Dutch Oven Apple Dump Cake by CampingForFoodies

This super-simple recipe is a sweet, gooey mess! Using almost no effort at all, you will satisfy your sweet tooth with this “dump and bake” dessert. There is a reason the basic Dutch oven dump cake is one of the most popular cast iron Dutch oven desserts for a large group. This one starts with a yellow cake mix that is combined with apple pie filling, cinnamon, butter and pecans. Turn it into a caramel apple dump cake by drizzling on a little bit of caramel ice cream topping just before serving.

  • You can change out the boxed cake mixes and filling ingredients to come up with different sweet treat flavor combinations.
    • Use a white cake mix with canned peach pie filling and top with whipped cream for a peaches and cream variety.
    • Make a chocolate cherry lava cake by using chocolate cake mix and cherry pie filling. This one is one of the most delicious desserts when topped with whipped cream, chocolate ice cream syrup and a couple of bright red cherries.


7. Dutch Oven Blueberry Cobbler

Easy Cast Iron Dutch Oven Blueberry Cobbler by CampingForFoodies features a camp cooking scene with a campfire blazing in the background and sitting on the ground in front of the campfire ring is a blueberry cobbler that is baked and ready to serve from a cast iron Dutch oven with text over the image that reads blueberry cobbler.

I made this cobbler as a surprise birthday cake for my dad on a camping trip. He is one of the biggest blueberry freaks I know and he absolutely LOVED this recipe! The combination of fresh blueberries and orange juice will satisfy your taste buds. Next peach season I’m swapping out the fruit so I can make a fresh Dutch oven peach cobbler recipe. That will be my birthday present to myself!

8. Dutch Oven Berry Cobbler

Berry Cobbler Dessert Camp Recipe - Perfect for making in a Dutch Oven, Camp Oven or RV Oven - Camping For Foodies .com

This cobbler was a recipe I threw together using frozen mixed berries I found hiding in the back of a freezer. The end result was this super easy and totally yummy mixed berry cobbler.


9. Smores Dutch Oven Brownies

Smores Brownies Dutch Oven Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a Dutch oven filled with baked brownies that are topped with graham cracker and marshmallow toppings and a Dutch oven lid in the background with spent charcoal setting on top and text over the image that reads camping Dutch oven smores brownies.

Ya know what is better than campfire s’mores? These easy s’mores brownies! You’ve gotta try them on your next camping trip! You start with a brownie mix and top with mini marshmallows that get puffy and golden brown, then, add pieces of broken-up graham crackers. It is one of my favorite sweet treats to enjoy with a glass of milk. A scoop of vanilla ice cream really takes it to the next level.

If you want a twist on the classic camping crowd-pleaser, you can easily get fancy with classic s’mores by adding different candy and cookies to the toasted marshmallow. Check out my 10 Mouth-Watering Smore Variations to try something new or get inspired to create your own unique tastes that kids and adults will love.

10. Caramel Nut Brownies

Caramel Nut Brownies Camp Recipe - Perfect for making in a Dutch Oven, Camp Oven or RV Oven - Camping For Foodies .com

When I am in the mood to bake on camping trips, these brownies are always a hit! If you don’t want to make them at the campsite, you can make them at home because they freeze and travel well!

11. Campfire Brownies

Campfire Brownies by CampingForFoodies features a black cast iron Dutch oven filled with freshly baked brownies dotted with mini Snickers candy bars as the lid filled with campfire coals is being removed from the top of the Dutch oven.
Campfire Brownies by CampingForFoodies

Let a boxed brownie mix do the dry ingredient measuring for you! Add some Snicker candy bar chunks for a really special treat!

Biscuits & Breads

12. Dutch Oven Monkey Bread

Dutch Oven Monkey Bread by CampingForFoodies features a black cast iron camp Dutch oven filled with hot-baked small pieces of refrigerator biscuits tossed in cinnamon, sugar and nuts being drizzled with a white powered sugar glaze.
Dutch Oven Monkey Bread by CampingForFoodies

This easy sweet pull apart bread is wonderful for a morning breakfast or evening dessert. Pair it with a cup of hot coffee or cold milk for a real treat.

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13. Dutch Oven Biscuits

Dutch Oven Biscuits by CampingForFoodies features 9 freshly baked golden brown biscuits that are nestled in a black cast iron Dutch oven at the campsite ready to be served with text over image that reads Dutch oven biscuits.

These simple biscuits are savory with a flaky texture. You can add a bit of jam to make them a sweet snack. Making the biscuit dough is easy because it starts with a biscuit mix so the dry ingredients are already measured for you.

If you want to use these to make a hearty Biscuits And Gravy dish, you’ll be a hero!

14. Dutch Oven Cinnamon Bread

Easy Dutch Oven Cinnamon Bread Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies. Slices of this golden brown bread are sitting on a blue camping plate and the remaining bread is in a black camp dutch oven ready to be sliced and served.

This sweet no-knead bread recipe makes a fantastic breakfast served warm with a hot cup of coffee, and it makes a nice dessert too!

If you don’t know all of the simple methods to make your java, here’s how to make coffee when camping whether you want yours strong and black, loaded with cream and sugar or you even want an espresso, latte or cappuccino.

15. Dutch Oven Bread

Dutch Oven Bread Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies is a round loaf of bread with a slice cut out and buttered ready for serving at the campsite with a black cast iron camp Dutch oven and lid in the background and text over image reading Dutch oven bread camping recipe.

If you are looking for a savory option, try this recipe that produces a loaf of bread with a biscuit-like texture. It is great for serving with:

  • Campfire Roast Beef Dutch Oven Dinner: This one pot meal has a Mexican flavor profile with tender meat and potatoes in a yummy sauce.
  • Chicken Piccata Soup: Try this soup if you want something that tastes light and fresh. The combination of chicken, angel hair pasta, lemon juice and capers create a bright flavor profile. This bread works well with any kind of soups, stews and chili meals.
  • Shrimp And Asparagus Foil Packs: Aluminum foil packets are the perfect way to avoid washing lots of dishes while still creating main dishes that produce delicious sauces. This meal uses wine and butter to create an amazing broth. These Cajun Chicken Foil Packets combine chicken and andouille sausage with vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower and bell pepper.

16. Campfire Dutch Oven Jalapeño Cornbread

Campfire Dutch Oven Jalapeno Cornbread Camping Recipe perfect for outdoor cooking and a side dish for your camping meals

This recipe features corn and jalapeño peppers making a sweet bread with a little kick! It goes well with our Campfire White Chili Recipe that has a mild Mexican flair.

Camp Outdoor Cooking Tip: When you are making camping meals for two, use cornbread leftovers as dessert by adding a bit of honey and butter.

17. Dutch Oven Cornbread

Dutch Oven Cornbread by CampingForFoodies features a black cast iron Dutch oven filled with a freshly baked recipe of golden-brown cornbread, set on the ground to cool, waiting to be served at the campsite.
Dutch Oven Cornbread by CampingForFoodies

This cornbread is easy, quick and delicious with a more traditional flavor profile that uses cornmeal and creamed canned corn

Dutch Baby Recipes

18. Lemon Blueberry Campfire Dutch Baby

Lemon Blueberry Campfire Dutch Baby - Camping For Foodies .com

A quick batter and fresh blueberries make an AMAZING Dutch baby that is not too sweet for breakfast!

19. Savory Dutch Baby

Dutch Oven Camping Recipe Savory Dutch Baby by CampingForFoodies

If you love the idea of Dutch baby recipes but don’t want something sweet … try this savory version for breakfast or a light lunch with a side salad!


20. Dutch Oven Upper Crust Apple Pie

Upper Crust Apple Pie - Perfect for making in a Dutch Oven, Camp Oven or RV Oven - Camping For Foodies .com

Apple recipes make some of the most tasty camping desserts for the fall season. And, yes, we do actually camp on holidays! We make this campfire apple pie and think it’s the perfect dessert to a camping Thanksgiving dinner with turkey and all the trimmings! I call it an “upper crust pie” because there is no crust at the bottom. It is sort of like a cross between a Dutch oven apple cobbler and a pie. But, instead of the typical trail mix type of topping you find on an apple crisp, this pie’s upper crust is made with shortening, sugar and flour, just like a regular pie crust. Instead of rolling out the dough you just sprinkle it over the apple mixture and bake till golden brown.

Rolls & Muffins

21. Dutch Oven Cinnamon Rolls

Dutch Oven Cinnamon Rolls by CampingForFoodies features freshly baked cinnamon rolls that are topped with cream cheese frosting, sitting on a plate on the ground. The rolls are nestled in gooey parchment paper that was used to bake and lift them out of the black cast iron pot that is sitting in the background.

Starting with dinner roll frozen dough balls makes these campfire cinnamon rolls easy for campsite baking because there is no yeast and no kneading. Add some cream cheese frosting and you’ll enjoy them for breakfast or dessert!

If you want to try a super-simple recipe with similar flavors, try these totally delicious Campfire Donuts, they require only 3 ingredients.

22. Blueberry Lemon Dutch Oven Muffins

Blueberry Lemon Dutch Oven Muffins - Camping For Foodies .com

Oh my, the glaze on these muffins will make you lick your fingers! It is just one of our yummy camping breakfast ideas you should try!

Baking On A Propane Camp Stove

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If you can’t use hot coals or have an open fire because of burn bans, you can still bake your favorite Dutch oven desserts.

A great way to continue with your outdoor cooking plans is to use a propane camp stove, but, when baking you need to get heat over the top of the lid so you need to put a dome over the oven to trap the heat so your baked good actually bake instead of boil. If you’ve never used this equipment you can check out my entire blog post with VIDEO that teaches you how to cook with a Dutch oven dome and heat diffuser plate on a propane stove. You can also learn more about camping without fire during burn restrictions.

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