Recipe: Donut Bites

campfire donuts

Nothing beats the smell or taste of fresh, camp-cooked donuts. 

​*Warning: these are extremely delicious and may cause you to eat way more than you should.


  • 3 - 4 cups vegetable oil, for frying
  • 1 1/4 cups plain flour
  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) Buttermilk
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup cinnamon sugar
  • 3 Tbsp butter, melted

Cookware needed:

campfire donuts


  1. Start your campfire early enough to create hot coals.
  2. Pour oil into the base of the 3.2 Combo Cooker and place it CAREFULLY over the hot coals or on a camp grill. *Oil is flammable so ensure flames are low and away from cooking area.
  3. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together flour, 1/4 cup sugar, baking powder & salt.
  4. Seperately whisk together buttermilk and melted butter. Pour liquid into flour mixture and whisk with a fork.
  5. Roll dough into 1/2 tsbl balls. Once oil has reached temperature, fry half the dough balls at a time. Fry until golden brown on the bottom then flip and cook reverse side.
  6. Carefully remove with a strainer or tongs and drain on paper towel lined plate.
  7. Pour 1/3 cup cinnamon sugar into a container or bowl and roll donuts around, coating all sides. Repeat this process with remaining donut batter.
  8. Eat warm or leave to cool!