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We’re lazy with this one – we usually buy the ready-made pancake mixes and add water.

Banana bread with yogurt One bottle makes sufficient pancakes for a patrol. Banana bread with oil One of our Patrol Leaders surprised me recently when she did an internet search for pancake recipes, and did breakfast from scratch at camp!

Spread butter on one side of each slice of bread. One banana bread (We found that sometimes the butter doesn’t want to spread, in which case we put a dab of butter on the bread, and placed the bread butter-side down on the hot frying pan, then moved the bread around a little bit, which spread the butter nicely.)

NB Don’t use ordinary sausages in this recipe – the meat must be cooked before it’s put in the milk carton, which is why we use frankfurts.

Alternatively, cook the frankfurts in a large dixie on the fire. Banana bread with one banana When they are ready, organise a chow line where everyone lines up, takes an already-prepared hot dog bun, and proceeds to the server who will take out of the dixie a frankfurt and place it on the hot dog roll. How long to cook banana bread muffins Have the tomato sauce at the end of the line.

We do this for the last lunch at camp – it saves on washing up in the (usually) frantic activity of striking camp, because you only have to wash the dixie, not plates.

4. Banana bread recipe without baking powder Each camper receives in her mug hot water (server 1), condensed milk (server 2) and Milo (server 3) to taste.

– be careful of nut allergies in your group. Wells banana bread beer where to buy If the nuts are salted, they provide the most wonderful mixture of sweet and salty tastes in the scroggin, but some people don’t like this)

Mix together chocolate, raisins and nuts in about equal amounts, add whatever extras you like (in lesser amounts) and nibble at it when you need an energy boost on walks.

Note: The name comes from the first initials of the traditional ingredients – but don’t let that stop you leaving out things you don’t like and using the “I” for imagination to add in things you do like. Banana bread recipe without brown sugar Some of the other extras we add are dried apricots, dried apples, banana chips, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds. Banana bread with cake mix Make sure you keep a balance of chocolate, nuts and dried fruit in it though – too many sweets and it’s a lolly mix, not a scroggin.

Origin of this recipe: It’s a New Zealand tramping tradition.

There are two ways of serving scroggin – the healthy way, and the not so hygienic way. Banana bread recipe alton brown We use these methods so that people don’t pick out their favourites before everyone gets a chance.

Using a small cup, scoop out each serving and put them into individual ziplock bags. Better homes and gardens banana bread Each person gets one bag – LABEL IT!

Same method, but put enough into the ziplock bags for each patrol.

Tell people NO PICKING! Put the scroggin into a large dixie or bowl. Betty crocker banana nut bread Tell the people to close their eyes and grab. Banana bread recipe bread machine Whatever they get, they eat.

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Scroggin is NOT a collection of sweets! When buying ingredients for scroggin, don’t buy a kilo of sultanas! 200 g is plenty!

Usually I put scroggin ingredients on the camp kitlist, and assign each camper to bring a particular ingredient (hence the comment above about quantities).

When a Guide with a severe nut allergy joined my Unit, I had a choice: to stop having scroggin at camp, or to adapt it to suit the girl with the allergy. Banana bread with walnuts recipe I chose not to penalise the girl for something she has no control over, so I invented SCROGGIC.

Warning: It is very difficult these days to find this type of snack that has not been manufactured on machinery that processes nut products, or that has traces of nuts. Recipe for banana bread with walnuts Check with the girl’s family if in doubt!

Chocolate – be careful here – most chocolate seems to be produced on suspect machinery

Orange peel – at our last camp, we ended up with some items in an O-shape, which meant that we didn’t use orange peel

You could substitute Nutrigrain for the nuts, but that would still make it Scroggin, and I wanted my allergic girl to know that the snack was safe for her to eat, and therefore chose cheezels instead, which makes it sufficiently differently named.

Cut each pita in half (that is, split it open, not cut it into a half circle).

Cook for one or two minutes, flip, and cook another minute or two.

If everyone makes the same, it’s not a problem if you pick up someone else’s. Frosting for banana bread If different people make different pizzas, either note where you put yours in the coals, or make a special fold in the foil, or use some other marker.

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