Pancakes with Campfire Roasted Peaches

Lazy mornings when we’re camping usually mean pancakes. Adding peaches cooked on the campfire makes it even better.

Serve with a touch of maple syrup along with your favourite side. We’re big fans of the bacon from Viva-Deli, the chicken breakfast sausages from Klein Farms or the lamb breakfast sausages from Brown Eggs and Lamb if you’re in Central Alberta.

Pancakes with Campfire Roasted Peaches
Pancakes with Campfire Roasted Peaches
Pancakes with Campfire Roasted Peaches

INGREDIENTS

Pancakes
  • 1⅓ cups of flour
  • 3 tablespoon of sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1¼ cup of milk
  • 3 tablespoon of canola oil
  • ¼ teaspoon of vanilla
Peaches
  • 3 ripe peaches
  • 2 tablespoon of butter
  • 2 tablespoons of brown or cane sugar
  • A handful of chopped pecans or walnuts (optional)

DIRECTIONS

  1. Before you head out camping, combine all the dry ingredients for the pancakes in a bag.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the dry ingredients with the milk, oil and egg. Mix well. Cook in a frying pan or griddle.
  3. While the pancakes are cooking, slice the peaches. Place the skillet on the campfire grate and melt 1 tablespoon of butter. Add the slices of peach in one layer and cook 2-3 minutes until it begins to soften and brown in spots. Flip the peaches and cook another 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add the remaining butter, pecans and sugar. Cook for another 1-2 minutes, stirring often until the sugar caramelizes on the peaches.

This works on a camping stove as well but you won’t get the smokey flavour that comes with campfire cooking.