Oldtimers Campsite Coffee

Pat Duran


This is the coffee my dad used to make when he went hunting or camping.


★★★★★ 1 vote

8 cups
10 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 qt
  • 1 c
    regular grind coffee
  • 2 large
    shells from 2 eggs, crushed
  • 1/2 c
    cold water
  • 1
    2 pound coffee can
  • 1
    pair of pliers

How to Make Oldtimers Campsite Coffee


  1. Heat 2 quarts of water over open fire to boiling in a 2 pound coffee can.
    Dump in coffee grounds and egg shells.Pour in the cold water to settle the grounds.
    Remove can from direct heat with pliers and let stand 10 minutes. My dad loved coffee made like this-

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About Oldtimers Campsite Coffee

Course/Dish: Hot Drinks
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: German
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Heirloom

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