18 Easy Camping Breakfast Ideas

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These quick and easy camping breakfasts will have you jumping out of your sleeping bag in the morning and ready to start your day!

From comforting Banana Bread Pancakes to stick-to-your-ribs egg skillets, these recipes will take your breakfast game to the next level (but without a ton of effort!).

So, volunteer to make breakfast on your next camping trip and try one of these recipes. Your campmates will be glad you did!

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Vegetable frittata in a cast iron skillet over a campfire.

Campfire Frittata

A slice of hearty eggs and fresh vegetables, topped with a drizzle of olive oil and a sprinkling of cheese–this frittata is a wonderful way to start your morning. If you need to feed a group on your next camping trip, look no further than this classic Italian breakfast!

French Toast Sticks fanned out on a blue plate with a small bowl of syrup.

French Toast Sticks

With their dunkable finger-food status, French toast sticks might just be the ultimate kid-friendly breakfast. Thick bread is cut into strips, dipped in sweet cinnamon custard, and then cooked up until golden and buttery. French toast sticks might be perfect for little ones, but the fact is, everyone loves them!

Cheesy scrambled eggs and potatoes in a cast iron skillet

Mountain Breakfast Skillet

Fried potatoes, peppers, onions, cheesy scrambled eggs, and sausages, what more could a hungry camper ask for for breakfast? This one-pan breakfast is SO easy to make and totally customizable!

Banana Bread Pancakes stacked on a yellow plate.

Banana Bread Pancakes

Delicious and perfectly sweet, these banana bread pancakes are an excellent upgrade from the classic pancake recipe.

Chilaquiles with eggs and avocados in a pan on a camping table.

Camp Stove Chilaquiles

Chilaquiles is an easy camping breakfast – crispy tortillas simmered in a spicy tomato sauce and topped with a few eggs. It takes less than 30 minutes to make, and it is vegetarian, too!

Side view of two sausage and egg sandwiches with runny yolks.

Apple Maple Sausage Breakfast Sandwiches

Make the maple & apple sausage patties at home ahead of time, and at breakfast all you need to do is heat them and fry an egg to make these perfectly sweet and savory breakfast sandwiches.

Chickpea breakfast hash with eggs in a cast iron skillet on a campfire.

Chickpea Hash with Summer Veggies

A protein-packed update to breakfast hash, this chickpea and vegetable breakfast skillet is a healthy way to jumpstart your morning.

Pouring maple syrup over a stack of blueberry banana pancakes

Blueberry Banana Pancakes

Combining two classic pancake recipes into one, these blueberry banana pancakes are a warm and fluffy way to start your morning.

Shakshuka in a cast iron skillet with two eggs and bread


With gently poached eggs nestled in a slightly spicy pepper and tomato sauce, shakshuka is a hearty, satisfying meal that’s as perfect for dinner as it is for breakfast. Plus, it pops together in a single skillet, making this shakshuka recipe oh-so-simple to prepare–and easy to clean up, too.

A slice of baked French toast on a blue plate. A fork is on the side with a bite sized piece of toast.

Dutch Oven French Toast

This Dutch Oven French Toast Bake is a great breakfast idea when feeding a crowd! With toasty edges and tender inside, it’s everything you love about French toast—just a lot more of it and far less flipping!

Apple spiced oatmeal and seeds in a white and red camping bowl.

Johnny Apple Seed Oatmeal

Leaning into the flavor of autumn, this apple-spiced oatmeal goes big on the cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves. It also gives a bump of protein with a mix of flax, chia, and hemp seeds.

Cinnamon rolls with icing in a Dutch oven

Dutch Oven Cinnamon Rolls

Make the cinnamon rolls at home and store them in your cooler, and you’re ready to bake off homemade cinnamon rolls with almost no effort in the morning! We love this recipe because it feels extra special, without the extra work at camp.

Breakfast sandwich with avocado, egg, and bacon on a blue camping plate placed on a log

Avocado Toast Breakfast Sandwich

This camping breakfast sandwich has it all: avocado, bacon, toast, and a fried egg. Plus, it can all be made with just a single skillet over a camp stove or campfire.

Coconut chocolate granola dotted with raspberries in a green bowl

Coconut Chocolate Granola

Sweetened with maple syrup and dried raspberries, this chocolate and coconut granola is a decadent camping breakfast that can be made ahead of time at home.

A stack of apple pancakes on a plate, topped with chopped apples.

Cinnamon Apple Pancakes

Light, fluffy, and layered with incredible apple flavor, these cinnamon apple cider pancakes are the ultimate fall-weather camping breakfast. If you like spiced apple cider, you’re going to LOVE these pancakes!

Sweet potato and chorizo hash with an egg on a plate.

Chorizo and Sweet Potato Hash

Sweet potato breakfast hash with crumbled chorizo sausage and diced scallions—this super satisfying one-skillet breakfast is a perfect way to greet a crisp morning at camp.

Dutch Baby pancake with powdered sugar and berries

Dutch Baby

This Dutch Baby is reminiscent of a crepe-meets-funnel cake, and is an easy yet impressive camping breakfast!

Holding a halloumi breakfast sandwich

Halloumi Breakfast Sandwich

Grilled halloumi cheese, sweet Hawaiian rolls, a fried egg, and spicy mayo come together to make a fantastic quick and easy camping breakfast.

Megan holding a cup of coffee with a campfire in the background

Bonus: A great cup of camp coffee!

Okay, now that you’ve got breakfast straightened out, let’s talk about something really important: coffee! Our ultimate guide to camp coffee is a great place to start. Find the perfect brew method for you!

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  1. These are some awesome recipes. We always end up making French Toast as you have on the list but we are definitely going to need to branch out and try some new recipes.

    1. Fresh Off the Grid says:

      That French Toast is just so good!

  2. Ann Zimmerman says:

    The recipes look great! We’re usually out for an 8-10 day canoe trip and don’t carry cast iron or cans/bottles. Our challenge is 2 vegetarians and a lactose/gluten intolerant individual. With some modifications, these look doable. We’ll give them a try and report back.