25 Most Delicious Breakfast Camping Ideas (WOW Your Campers!) - The Roving Foley's
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25 Most Delicious Breakfast Camping Ideas (WOW Your Campers!)

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Camping Breakfast Ideas To Please The Whole Crowd

There’s nothing quite like waking up to the smell of breakfast cooking over a campfire or camping stove. The experience is even more special when you have a delicious and easy-to-make breakfast camping recipe to enjoy. 

As usual we have looked for recipes that are simple to make, yet packed with flavor and widely appealing. Of course we also have tried to include some traditional favorites, as well as some unique recipes that will surprise and delight. 

From sweet to savory, these recipes are sure to please everyone in your group. So, volunteer to make breakfast on your next camping trip and give one of these recipes a try. Your campmates will be glad you did!

1. Simple Banana Pancakes

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Simple Banana Pancakes

Banana Pancakes or “banana bread pancakes,” are the perfect comfort food for a chilly morning camping trip. Do yourself a favor and mix all of the dry ingredients at home before you travel. That will save a ton of time at camp. 

Top them with your favorite syrup or jam, or enjoy them plain – they’re delicious either way! Make a few extra to pack along on your hiking excursion. They make a great snack! 

Make sure to top with sliced bananas to go over the top. 

2. Campfire Frittata

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Campfire Frittata

This easy-to-make frittata is packed with vegetables and meats – perfect for a hearty delicious breakfast to start your day of hiking or exploring.

Try your own versions with whatever is in the fridge. I love to add a touch of hot sauce for a spicy kick. This will become a favorite recipe around the morning campfire. 

A frittata is the meal that keeps giving- for breakfast, lunch, or dinner! 

3. Dutch Oven Breakfast Casserole

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Dutch Oven Breakfast Casserole

We absolutely love cooking campfire meals in a cast iron Dutch oven. This hearty casserole is packed with eggs, sausage, and vegetables. It’s perfect for a lazy morning around the campfire.

This is a great way to start your busy day!

4. Campfire Breakfast Pizza

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Campfire Breakfast Pizza

This breakfast pizza is cooked over the campfire and is topped with eggs, bacon, and cheese. It’s a delicious and easy-to-make breakfast or snack.

5. Campground French Toast

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Campground French Toast

This delicious twist on classic French toast is perfect for a lazy morning around the campfire. It’s easy to make and can be customized with your favorite toppings.

French toast, fruit, and maple syrup- what could be better. This recipe from The Spicy Apron adds a level of decadence that takes French Toast to a whole new level. 

Try with different kinds of fresh fruit, nuts, or even your favorite yogurt for a healthier take. 

6. Smoked Salmon Bagel

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Smoked Salmon Bagel

This smoked salmon bagel is a delicious and easy-to-make breakfast or snack. It’s perfect for a camping trip! It is one of our favorite easy camping breakfast ideas. 

This is a recipe straight from the delis of New York. This wonderful breakfast sandwich is so enjoyable in the great outdoors. 

7. Breakfast Sandwiches in Tin Foil

Breakfast Sandwiches in Tin Foil
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Breakfast Sandwiches in Tin Foil

These easy breakfast sandwiches can be made ahead of time and stored in the cooler until you’re ready to eat. They’re perfect for a quick and easy breakfast on the go.

You can substitute other kinds of breakfast meats, or change the cheddar cheese to another favorite. Or try some scramble instead of a fried egg or crescent rolls instead of English muffins. 

You get the idea!

8. Campfire Donuts

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Campfire Donuts

These donuts are cooked over the campfire and then rolled in a mixture of sugar and cinnamon. They’re a delicious treat for breakfast or dessert!

These are so much fun to make at home, but even more so on camping trips. The kids will love them, and can even help with preparation. Perfect with a cup of fresh campfire coffee! 

Try some in powdered sugar as well. 

9. S’mores Pancakes

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S’mores Pancakes

C’mon, s’mores for breakfast! Count me in! A tasty sweet breakfast that will have the campground talking. A wonderful take on a kid friendly classic. 

These pancakes are topped with a marshmallow and chocolate topping. They’re perfect for a special breakfast or brunch. Or just any morning around the campfire. 

10. Campground Shakshuka

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Campground Shakshuka

This exotic breakfast dish is perfect for a camping trip. It’s easy to make and can be customized with your favorite vegetables.

The nice thing about Shakshuka is that there are no rules- you can add just about anything. The basic idea is “eggs in tomato sauce.” From there you can just add whatever sounds good and you will probably end up happy. 

I really love this take from CampSpot. The feta takes it back to its Mediterranean origin. 

11. Overnight Oats

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Overnight Oats

These oats are soaked in milk overnight, so they’re ready to eat in the morning. They’re a healthy and delicious option for breakfast or a snack.

The great part about oatmeal is that you can add whatever yummy ingredients you would like. Try dried fruit like in this version from MSRGear, or try your own. Or throw in some fresh berries or fresh apples. 

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12. Breakfast Burritos

Breakfast Burritos
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Breakfast Burritos

13. Campfire Cinnamon Rolls

Campfire Cinnamon Rolls
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Campfire Cinnamon Rolls

These cinnamon rolls are rolled in a mixture of sugar and cinnamon  and then cooked over the campfire. A perfect start to your camping breakfast menu.

They’re a delicious treat for breakfast or dessert and will thrill the whole family. 

14. Campfire Hash With Chorizo

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Campfire Hash With Chorizo

This is a fantastic take on the old classic potatoes, eggs and meat skillet breakfast. The use of chorizo is really exciting and adds a nice kick to the morning meal.  These guys even give some tips on pre-preparing some of the meal. 

Makes a hearty breakfast before a day of active hiking, biking, or boating. 

15. Biscuits and Sausage Gravy Skillet

Biscuits and Sausage Gravy Skillet
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Biscuits and Sausage Gravy Skillet

This classic breakfast is perfect for a camping trip. It’s easy to make and can be enjoyed around the campfire. This one pan cast iron skillet recipe makes it easy and fun to make and really cuts down on clean up.  

Biscuits and gravy makes a filling meal that will keep you going all morning. It is one of our favorite breakfast foods.

16. Dutch Oven Dutch Baby Pancakes

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Dutch Oven Dutch Baby Pancakes

Dutch baby’s are a family style pancake with a puffy, crispy outside and a creamy inside. These Dutch baby pancakes are cooked in a Dutch oven and are perfect for a special breakfast or brunch. Serve them with your favorite toppings, or enjoy them plain – they’re delicious either way!

17. Campfire Scones

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Campfire Scones

These scones are packed with fresh blueberries and lemon flavor. They’re perfect for a special breakfast or brunch.

They are also easy to pack and carry, so you can take a few along on a hike or other excursion. There are endless possibilities for new flavors! 

18. Bacon and Cheese Pull Apart Loaf

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Bacon and Cheese Pull Apart Loaf

This pull-apart loaf is packed with bacon and cheese. It’s perfect for a quick and easy breakfast or snack.

19. Cinnamon Monkey Bread Foil Packets

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Cinnamon Monkey Bread Foil Packets

These foil packets are filled with monkey bread and cinnamon. They’re perfect for a quick and easy breakfast or snack.

It’s a really easy recipe so try some soon. Kick start your camping day with a truly pleasing treat. 

20. Campfire Scrambled Eggs

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Campfire Scrambled Eggs

These eggs are scrambled over the campfire or camp stove and are perfect for a quick and easy breakfast. Add your favorite vegetables or meats to make them even more hearty and filling.

You can add some cherry tomatoes, green bell peppers, green onions, or crispy bacon! Whatever your heart desires. 

21. Apple Crisp Foil Packs

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Apple Crisp Foil Packs

The most delicious recipes are usually better when they are easy to make or can be prepared in advance. 

This apple crisp is cooked over the campfire and is topped with a delicious streusel topping. It’s perfect for a special breakfast or brunch.

22. Dutch Oven Banana Bread

Dutch Oven Banana Bread
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Dutch Oven Banana Bread

This banana bread is cooked over the campfire and is perfect for a quick and easy breakfast or snack. Carry some along on your daily outings as a delicious treat. 

23. Camping Breakfast Tacos

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Camping Breakfast Tacos

These tacos are easy to make and can be customized with your favorite fillings. They’re perfect for a quick and easy breakfast on the go.

This is a healthy camping breakfast that lends its self to many versions. Try a new take with whatever you have handy. 

24. Skillet Breakfast Potatoes

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Skillet Breakfast Potatoes

These potatoes are cooked in a skillet and are perfect for a quick and easy breakfast. Add your favorite vegetables or meats to make them even more hearty and filling.

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Grainne Foley

Grainne Foley grew up in Ireland and spent summers caravanning around Europe with her family. Now, as a wife and mother of 2, she spent 5 years traveling the USA as a full time RVing family. She is passionate about travel, and helping others who are considering the RV lifestyle. She has created dozens of helpful RVing checklists which are available throughout the website, and has curated hundreds of simple, flavorful meals for families on the go.

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