Pancakes, flapjacks, griddle cakes, call them what you like, but they make a quick and delicious breakfast option.  Like french toast, these thick, fluffy American-style pancakes are flexible too – top them with whatever you want.  These pancakes are super easy to prepare whilst at the campsite as all the fiddly weighing and measuring is done at home before you go and you don’t need loads of fresh milk on hand either!

Pancake dry mix

Mix together in a bowl:

  • 1 cup (250 ml) cake flour
  • ¼ cup (60 ml) sugar
  • ¼ cup (60 ml) dry milk powder
  • 4 tsp (20 ml) baking powder
  • ¼ tsp (1.25 ml) salt

Pour into a zip lock bag or plastic container and pack with your other camping provisions.

When you want to make your pancakes simply beat together 1 egg and ¾ cup of water and mix in the dry mix, you may need to add up to ¼ cup of extra water to get the right con If you’ve been anywhere near the internet, you’ll know that food served in a jar is very much a ‘thing’ now.  This breakfast option is more than fashionable, though; it’s a very practical way of grabbing breakfast on the go for those early-start mornings. All it takes is a little prep work the day before.