Cookbook:Baked Potatoes

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Baked Potatoes
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Category Potato recipes
Servings As many as you like
Time 15-60 minutes

Baked Potatoes - Potatoes are perfect for camping, they don't take up space in the cooler and cooked in foil they are easy to prepare.

Also known as: stuffed potatoes



Prepare the potatoEdit

  1. Scrub potato and pierce the skin all over with a fork.


  1. Wrap in lightly oiled heavy-duty foil and seal.
  2. Cook over medium-hot coals for 45 minutes or until soft.
  3. Serve with salt and butter or sour cream .


  1. Clean and prepare potatoes as above, but wrap them in waxed paper, NOT foil.
  2. Place a piece of paper towel in the microwave and microwave potatoes on high for 8 minutes. Note: potatoes will be extremely hot when finished.
  3. Cut potato into four and serve with toppings of your choice.
  4. Before putting the potato in the microwave be sure to poke it with a fork to make sure it is cooked evenly.


  1. Preheat Oven to 190°C (375°F)
  2. Clean and prepare potatoes as above.
  3. Place the potatoes in the oven.
  4. Cook for one hour.
  5. Remove when cooked. Puncture potato and separate skin from flesh.


  1. When cooking is initially completed, handle the hot potato with care.

Serves 1