Campfire Bread Baking


During this Campfire Bread Baking :

  • Campfires, fire lighting, ensuring they are hot enough for baking and maintaining the fire
  • Pots and pans, from using Dutch ovens through to improvised ovens
  • Recipes for all the breads
  • Bread baking alchemy – experimenting with bakes, adding different ingredients and enjoying the results
  • And tool use; knives and saws and showing you how to make useful items for baking bread

Course information:

  • Location:  Little Chalfont
  • Start and end times: 10:00 – 16:00
  • Course size: Just 4 participants!
  • Age range: 18+
  • Includes: Use of tools; bushcraft knife, laplander saw, fire steel, with refreshments and lunch cooked over the campfire!


The Campfire Baking course will introduce you to making traditional bread loaves and others such as bannock and flat breads which we will eat with our lunch!

Baking bannock on the campfire
Baking bannock on the campfire

We will start the day with fire lighting methods, you will learn how to make a successful campfire and know what wood will burn best. Whilst the fire heats up and creates a bed of embers for baking, we will cover basic knife skills so you can prepare a stick for your first bake.

Bread baked in Petromax Dutch oven
Loaves baked in Petromax Dutch oven – note use of sticks to raise the bread off the base and avoid burnt bottoms

We will be using Dutch ovens to bake some tasty loaves, plain or spiced, the choice is yours.

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