Easy Dutch Oven Cornbread | Camping Recipe

Easy Dutch Oven Cornbread | Camping Recipe. Cornbread is one of my favorite camping foods. It is easy to make in a Dutch oven and pairs well with other camping favs like chili, BBQ, and grilled meats.

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Dutch Oven Cornbread

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 116kcal
Author: Kelly DiMascio
Using a Dutch Oven is a fantastic way to make delicious foods on the campfire. You can also use this recipe in a cast-iron skillet in the oven.
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  • cup flour
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1/4 cup melted butter or oil
  • 1 egg


  • Mix together the dry ingredients and mix the wet ingredients together.
  • Make a well in the dry ingredients and quickly mix the wet ingredients with the dry.
  • Lightly grease the Dutch oven and place the dutch oven over the fire to warm.
  • When the dutch oven is warm, pour in the cornbread batter, making sure that it is even.
  • Cover the dutch oven and place over 10-12 briquettes, then cover with another 10-12 coals on the top.
  • Cook for approximately 30 minutes or until the cornbread is lightly browned on top.



Dutch Oven Cornbread Add-ins

Sundried Tomato and Sausage – Mix in 1/4 cup sundried tomatoes (packed in oil), finely chopped, 1/4 cup cooked and crumbled sausage, and 1/4 cup grated Asiago.  Cook an additional 5 minutes
New Mexican Green Chile + Cheddar Cheese – Add 1/2 of a 4 ounce can of chopped green chiles and 1/2 cup sharp cheddar cheese.
Jalapeno & Cojito Cheese – Add 1/4 cup minced and drained canned jalapeno peppers  1 cup of Cojito Cheese.
Spinach, bacon & cheddar  – Add 1/2 cup cooked, and drained spinach + 1 cup chopped, crispy bacon + 1/2 cup Sharp White Cheddar Cheese.
Asiago Cheese & Garlic – Add 1 cup of Asiago cheese + 2 cloves, finely minced garlic.
Rosemary Corn Bread – 1/4 cup fresh, chopped rosemary.
Cranberry + Pumpkin seeds – Mix 1/4 cup chopped dried cranberries into batter + top batter with 1/2 cup of salted and shelled pumpkin seeds.


Calories: 116kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 23mg | Potassium: 301mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 80IU | Calcium: 119mg | Iron: 0.8mg
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