Baked apples are really easy to cook on a campfire. Read on to see how simple they are…
Baked apples are really simple to cook over the campfire.
Nice and seasonal if you go camping in Autumn. They’re also good if you are having a halloween or bonfire party.
Preparing the apples for baking over the fire
Wash and cut out the apple cores.
We made this up at home first and brought it to the campsite in a food bag.
Depending on how sticky you want your kids, stuffing the apples is something they can do.
Simply wrap each apple individually in foil.
How to cook baked apples over the campfire
You actually cook them on the hot embers.
Place the each apple in the embers. Put hot embers over the top of them.
I find using a hot glove ideal for this (see Hot Gloves on Amazon).
Apples do not take long to bake. I think we were around 5 to 10 minutes.
If they get too hot or cook for too long, they can explode inside the foil (as we found out!).
To see if they are cooked simply prod the side of the foil. If the apple feels slightly soft it is done.
If your kids aren’t that keen on apples, they may like them better if they mix up the filling with the rest of the apple to sweeten all of it.
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