Recipes - Dessert

Chai Pumpkin Cake

This is actually adapted from a muffin recipe. Don’t get us wrong. We love muffins as much as the next adventurer, but we don’t love the idea of having to devise a way to bake them in a campfire when we have an entire arsenal of Dutch Ovens at our disposal. So, cake it is! […]

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Chocolate Cherry Dump Cake

10″ Dutch Oven 2 Cans Cherry Pie Filling 1 Chocolate Cake Mix 1 Stick Butter Cut Into Small Chunks Dump pie filling into DO. Sprinkle cake mix over top then shake DO to distribute. Evenly distribute butter chunks over top. Bake with coals on bottom and top until cake mix forms a crust, usually 30-45 […]

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Cobbler Cake

I once entered this into a Dutch Oven cooking contest on a whim. Imagine my guilt when it took first place over several elaborate made from scratch offerings. But, whatever! Without question it is my most requested Dutch Oven recipe, so here goes. 12″ Dutch Oven 3 cans apple or peach pie filling (or if […]

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Dump Cake

10″ Dutch Oven 1 Can each Crushed Pineapple, Cherry Pie Filling and Strawberry Pie Filling 1 Yellow Cake Mix 1/2 Stick Butter 1 Cup Chopped Pecans Dump pineapple and pie filling into DO. Sprinkle dry cake mix over top and shake DO to distribute. Cut butter into small chunks and scatter on top of cake […]

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Pumpkin Crunch

10″ Dutch Oven Pumpkin Pie Filling (for two pies, prepared in advance and refrigerated) Streusel Topping (prepared in advance and refrigerated): 1 Cup Brown Sugar 1/2 Cup White Sugar 1 Cup Flour 3 t Cinnamon 1/4 t Salt 1/2 Cup Butter cut into small chunks Mix dry ingredients in bowl then add butter chunks a […]

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Luke “Deuce” Coop is a lover of adventure and the written word. He’s paddled, rowed, camped, fished and hiked across the map but his favorite outdoor adventure playground is his own back yard. Whether he’s fishing and camping on the White, float camping or running the entire Buffalo, paddling the Mulberry, Little Missouri or Big Piney creek or hiking the Ouachita or Buffalo River trails he’s right at home adventuring in Arkansas, and he created Arkansas Adventuregram to help others join him. He looks forward to seeing you out there!