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American Apple Pie

American Apple Pie

Prep time – 45 mins Cook time – 50 mins Total time – 1 hr & 35 mins Servings – 8 Pastry Crust Ingredients 3½ cup (15 oz/420g) all-purpose flour1 pinch of salt1 cup + 4 Tablespoons (10 oz/280g) unsalted butter2 teaspoons granulated sugar⅔ cup (5 oz/150 ml) water   Filling Ingredients 8 cups peeled, sliced apples (about 5-6 big apples)2 Tablespoons lemon juice + zest¾ cup (150g) sugar2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour2 Tablespoons cornstarch¼ teaspoon salt¼ teaspoon all spices1 teaspoon cinnamon¼ teaspoon nutmeg¼ cup (60 ml) boiled cider or apple...

Beer Pancakes

Beer Pancakes

A very simple recipe using beer which produces a lovely light batter.   Ingredients 1 cup all flour (sifted) 1 egg, beaten 1 cup beer ¼ cup sugar ¾ Teaspoon baking powder ½ Teaspoon Salt 2 Tablespoons Butter (melted) Method Combine the flour, sugar, baking powder & salt in a large bowl. Pour in the egg, beer & melted butter & whisk until blended. If you don’t have a whisk handy, as fork is fine. Heat a flat based skillet over medium heat. Use a little extra butter on the...

Chocolate Bananas

Chocolate Bananas

1 banana for each personChocolate (in this recipe, we've used left over Easter Chocolate) crushed nuts & maple syrup (optional)    Method:Cut wedge length ways through skin and approx 1/3 of the way into the banana.Fill the gap with chocolate pieces.Replace banana skin over chocolate filled wedge (eat the wedge of banana!)Wrap choc-filled banana in foil.Heat on coals, on BBQ plate or in camp oven until banana is cooked and chocolate melted (approx 10 minutes). Eat while warm. TIP: Use BBQ plate or camp oven if possible to reduce the chance of...

Basic Pancakes

Basic Pancakes

Ingredients 2 cups of self-raising flour I.5 cups of milk 1 egg 1 Tablespoon butter Method Combine the milk & eggs & mix well. Pour over the flour & mix gently, don’t over mix or the pancakes won’t rise. Put a flat based pan on medium heat, add a bit of butter & pour in enough of the batter for one pancake. Once bubbles appear, flip the pancake & cook another minute. If cooking pancakes on an open fire, watch they don’t burn, as they do cook very quickly. Feel...

Simple Camping Scones

Simple Camping Scones

Such a simple recipe & only three ingredients!!!   Ingredients 4 cups Self -raising flour 1 can – 375 ml lemonade 300 ml bottle cream  Method Place all ingredients into a bowl & mix to a soft dough. Add a little more flour if the mixture is too sticky. Place on floured surface, roll out or flatten till about 4cm thick, use a scone cutter, glass or cup to cut the circles. Place in pre heated and greased (we use baking paper) camp oven and cook for 10-12 minutes until...