We all have a sweet tooth for something, and boy, don’t we love desserts? Desserts make us feel happier, and it is no wonder that we get a craving now and then! More often than not, we do not allow ourselves to have sweet things very often. We keep them for some rare occasions and events! Sugar is believed to be a great stress reliever!
Biting into your favorite sweet makes you incredibly happy! They are believed to be instant mood changers and cause your brain to release serotonin, a hormone responsible for making you happy!
Ever wondered what it would be like to eat desserts at a campsite? Campfire treats and desserts can turn out to be both nutritious and delicious! Research has proven that allowing yourself to enjoy dessert regularly helps free your mind from restrictive eating patterns!
It satisfies your cravings and promotes a healthier relationship with food. Desserts tend to offer some kind of valuable nutrition benefit and act as a source of protein, magnesium and fiber.
Certain sweets and desserts such as dark chocolate, have the potential to benefit your mental as well as physical health.
Why should your diet include dessert?
Desserts have a certain nutritional value
Regardless of what your friends who are health freaks say, carbohydrates are necessary nutrients that fuel your body with the energy it needs to function for longer hours! Dark chocolate, used in many desserts, is enriched with iron, cocoa, magnesium, and antioxidants!
Lowers blood pressure
There have been researches that have shown that dark chocolate positively affects heart health. It reduces arterial blood pressure and also promotes better blood circulation.
Everyone deserves a dessert after a hectic day filled with adventure! Even if one tends to camp in a remote destination, many campfire recipes are easy to prepare!
You can satisfy your sweet tooth by following the five campfire dessert recipes:
Pound cake and berry campfire skillet
This one is a skillet recipe that is perfect for a night in the mountains! The ingredients required for this recipe are fresh berries, sugar, butter, pound cake and candy bars.
You must combine the berries in a sugar bowl and wait 10 minutes.
Add a dash of butter to the pan and allow it to melt.
After cutting the pound cake, you have to add to the hot skillet and turn it until its sides are toasted.
You can sprinkle the berries on the top of the pieces of cake, add candy bars on it and enjoy the dessert!
Oreo cookie skillet
After coming from a tiring day up in the mountains, you might not have energy to cook dinner for the family. In times like these, you can cook Oreo cookie skillet.
The ingredients required for this dish are one packet of Oreo cookies and one packet of Pillsbury cookie dough.
You have to spread the cookie dough in a skillet evenly and open the packet of Oreo by breaking the cookies into pieces.
Make sure that you place the Oreo pieces in the dough. Heat the dough on the campfire grill for about 20 minutes before escaping into one!
Chocolate banana melt
This versatile campfire dessert is easy to make and also enables you to add a personal touch to this dessert. The ingredients required are bananas, 3 tablespoons of toppings.
These toppings can be of your choice, such as cereal, butterscotch chips, peanut butter cups, or chocolate chips.
You have to slice the banana and open its middle portion.
After opening its middle portion, you have to wrap it in tin foil and place it on the campfire grill for about ten minutes. You can also serve the dish alongside whipped cream!
If you are yearning to impress your family members with your culinary skills, fruit tarts are a way to go!
A French dessert made with a sugary crust, vanilla-flavored cream and glazed fruits on the top is called a fruit tart!
The ingredients required for this dessert are one refrigerated cup of small biscuits, one can whipped cream and two cans of jam/pie filling.
The filling can be cherry, apple, raspberry or blueberry! You have to crush the biscuits until they turn into powder!
Wrap the biscuit dough around a cup so that it takes its shape! You have to rotate the biscuits over the barbeque grill for about 2 minutes.
After they eventually cool down, you have to fill the tarts with fruity pie, garnish it with nuts and top it with whipped cream!
This fun camping dessert recipe can take all your blues away!
For convenience, you can pre-mix the batter of the brownie at home and then take it to the campsite.
The ingredients required for this dessert are oranges and brownie mix. You will have to slice off the tops of the oranges, thereby scooping its insides with a simple spoon.
After removing the inside, you have to fill the peel with brownie batter.
After that, you have to place its top on the orange peel and wrap it in a tin foil. It is recommended to cook it on the grill for about 20 minutes!
You can try out these Campfire dessert recipes after having a heart meal or even just an evening snack while you are at a campsite! For the ones who are looking for gluten-free options can try chickpea brownies and pistachio macaron! These sinfully delicious desserts will not only leave you wanting for more but will also give you the energy needed to carry out the trek! Many scientists have claimed that a tantalizing dessert is a fitting finale to a great meal!
There is an allure of rich flavors of desserts that can leave you confused! If you want to try something unconventional, you can go with lemon curd and meringue. The dessert simply melts in your mouth owing to its velvety smooth structure. A dessert is available in a variety of colors and shapes. The dessert should not only be visually appealing, but it should also be tasty!