Wednesday, September 26, 2012
How to make a reflector oven
How cool would it be to bake whatever you can bake at home on a campout? Reflector ovens are fun and a great way to impress new campers. We have cooked bread, biscuits, cookies, brownies, and cake on campouts using the below described system. Good luck amd have fun.
Start with straight green (sticks cut from a live tree) sticks about 2' long and 1/2" diameter. Sharpen one end to enable it to be pounded into the ground.
Pound the four green stakes into the ground to create a rectangle reflection area facing the fire. You also need stakes to support the pan of the item to be baked. The support stakes can either be green wood or tent stakes. These stakes will support the pan of the baked item. Stretch aluminum foil around the four stakes and then create a piece that will cover the top after the baked item is placed on the support stakes.