Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Camp Cuisine: Black Forest Cake in a Dutch Oven

The perfect wrap up to a camp dinner, plus leftovers are great to dunk in morning coffee!

Double-layer dessert – to conserve coals and space, the Black Forest Cake cooks on top of Apple Crisp in Honor of Crazy Steve at National Public Lands Day 2010 in Black Rock (photo by Darcy Shepard)

Black Forest Cake in a Dutch Oven
1 box Devil’s Food Cake mix and its required ingredients
1 can cherries (whole, not in syrup), drained
2 tablespoons butter
1 cup chocolate chips

1. Mix cake according to box directions.
2. Fold in chocolate chips and cherries.
3. Melt butter in Dutch oven. Once oven is greased, pour cake mix in.
4. Follow cooking directions on cake box by placing the appropriate amount of coals over and under the Dutch oven to achieve desired temperatures.
5. Bake until knife inserted in center comes out clean.

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