Dutch Baby Recipe

Course Breakfast
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 5


  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 Cup flour
  • 1/2 Cup milk
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • sprinkle nutmeg
  • 4 Tbsp butter (half of a stick)
  • Toppings (fruit, jam, powdered sugar, Nutella┬«)

Additional Equipment Needed

  • campfire dutch oven (10 inch, 4 quart size)
  • 20 charcoal briquettes
  • lighter fluid/matches/lighter
  • metal tongs
  • pot holders/lid lifter
  • wooden cutting board
  • whisk
  • zip top plastic bags
  • empty disposable water bottle
  • bowl
  • spatula


Before You Leave Home

  1. Mix together flour, sugar, nutmeg. Place in zip top plastic bag and shake to mix.

  2. Whisk together eggs and milk. Place in empty disposable water bottle.

Cooking at the Campsite

  1. Heat up 20 charcoal briquettes.

  2. Whisk together all ingredients (except butter and toppings). Let mixture rest until briquettes are ready.

  3. Place dutch oven next to heating briquettes to warm. Once warm, melt butter completely inside it. Swirl to coat the entire bottom and partly up the sides.

  4. Place 7 briquettes in a small circle. Pour batter into dutch oven and replace lid. Take the remaining 13 briquettes and place them on the lid. Cook for 20 minutes or until lightly browned and full set in the middle.