The Campfire Recipe Your Kids Will Love: Brownie in an Orange

September 8, 2017

If you’ve never tasted the citrusy, sweet concoction that is a brownie in an orange, here’s how to whip up this outdoor delicacy at a campsite or in your backyard. This recipe is part of the Webelos handbook and one of the many hands-on cooking experiences Cub Scouts offers families.

Here’s what you need to enjoy this camping treat :

  • Orange
  • Premixed brownie batter
  • Knife
  • Spoon
  • Foil
  • Tongs (and gloves to handle them when they heat up)
  • Campfire – Remember, if you’re going to take on this recipe, know what you’re doing around campfires and make sure kids stay safe.

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How to Make a Brownie in an Orange Over a Campfire

Step 1: Cut the top off of the orange, and set it aside.

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Step 2: Scoop out the inside of the orange (pro tip: you and your kids can drink the juice as you go).

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Step 3: Spoon brownie batter into the orange.

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Step 4: Replace the top on the batter-filled orange and wrap it tightly in foil.

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Step 5: Carefully bury the foil-wrapped orange in the campfire coals. Don’t place it in open flames.

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Step 6: Wait 35 minutes to retrieve your brownie in an orange.

Let your brownie in an orange cool. And enjoy!

Check out the video below if you’re looking to see this recipe in action. Then, visit beascout.org to embark on more family adventures like this.

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