Combine in a plastic zipper bag at home:
1 cup flour
3/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons cocoa
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
Combine the topping in another plastic zipper bag at home:
3/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup cocoa
At camp, add the following to the plastic zipper bag with flour:
1/2 cup milk
2 tablespoons cooking oil
1 teaspoon vanilla
Pour the milk and flour mixture into a foil lined Dutch oven. Sprinkle the topping over it. Pour 1 3/4 cups hot water over the top.
Cover and bake for about 45 minutes at 350 degrees. Let cool 15 minutes before eating.
Copyright © 2005 by the Boy Scouts of America. All rights thereunder reserved; anything appearing in Scouting magazine or on its Web site may not be reprinted either wholly or in part without written permission. Because of freedom given authors, opinions may not reflect official concurrence.