Campfire cooking doesn’t always have to mean snags and steaks. 

If you’re after a quick & tasty meal that the whole family will love - try your hand at campfire jaffles (aka toasties)! Jaffles are super easy to make and a delicious treat for breakfast, lunch or dinner!

Please note that campfire jaffle makers are not included at our houses, but can be picked up at most outdoor stores (eg BCF, Anaconda etc) at a very reasonable price.

Here's our list of the tastiest jaffles (with a twist) to get you started:

1. Cubano Jaffle

  • Bread (sliced)
  • Ham (sliced)
  • Pork (sliced)
  • Swiss cheese (sliced)
  • Dill pickles (sliced)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons yellow mustard or mayonnaise
  1. Preheat your jaffle iron over the hot coals.
  2. Lightly spread each bread slice with a little butter.
  3. Place the bread buttered-side down into the jaffle iron. Spread the bread with a little mustard or mayonnaise, then layer the ham, pork, cheese, and dill pickles.
  4. Top with the remaining bread slice, butter-side up. 
  5. Cook for a few minutes on each side until golden brown, approx 2 to 4 minutes for each side (timing will depend on the heat from your coals).
  6. Enjoy! Cool slightly before eating as it will be very hot!

2. Pizza Jaffle

  • Bread (sliced)
  • Tasty cheese (sliced)
  • Pepperoni (thinly sliced)
  • Ham (sliced)
  • Red capsicum (seeded, sliced)
  • Button mushrooms (thinly sliced)
  • 2 x pizza sauce sachets
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  1. Preheat your jaffle iron over the hot coals.
  2. Lightly spread each bread slice with a little butter.
  3. Place the bread buttered-side down into the jaffle iron. Spread the bread with the pizza sauce and then layer the remaining ingredients.
  4. Top with the remaining bread slice, butter-side up. 
  5. Cook for a few minutes on each side until golden brown, approx 2 to 4 minutes for each side (timing will depend on the heat from your coals).
  6. Devour this delicious twist on pizza.

3. Nutella & Banana Jaffle

  • Bread (sliced) Tip: use raisin bread for a nice twist!
  • Nutella
  • Banana (sliced)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  1. Preheat your jaffle iron over the hot coals.
  2. Lightly spread each bread slice with a little butter.
  3. Place the bread buttered-side down into the jaffle iron. Spread the bread with Nutella and layer the banana slices on top.
  4. Top with the remaining bread slice, butter-side up. 
  5. Cook for a few minutes on each side until golden brown, approx 2 to 4 minutes for each side (timing will depend on the heat from your coals).
  6. Let this cool for a couple of minutes as the Nutella will be piping hot.

4. Mi Goreng Jaffle

  • Bread (sliced)
  • Packet of Mi Goreng Instant Noodles
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons Kewpie Mayonnaise
  1. Preheat your jaffle iron over the hot coals.
  2. Fry an egg in a pan over the coals for approx 2 minutes. Flip and transfer onto a plate. Tip: if this isn't your first jaffle iron rodeo, you can add the egg in Step 3 and skip pre-cooking it).
  3. Lightly spread each bread slice with a little butter. Spread the bread with Kewpie mayonnaise and then add the Mi Goreng Noodles and the fried egg.
  4. Top with the remaining bread slice, butter-side up. 
  5. Cook for a few minutes on each side until golden brown, approx 2 to 4 minutes for each side (timing will depend on the heat from your coals).
  6. Enjoy your on-trend masterpiece. 

If you don't have a campfire jaffle iron, you can make a tasty jaffle on the campfire's cooking plate. Bon Appetit!