Baked Potato in a Can


Sometimes simplest is best – and that’s where this simple campfire baked potato recipe comes in. All you need is a can, easily obtained if you’ve already finished off some beans prior, foil, and any extra spices you may have to add to the taste.


  • 1 medium potato
  • butter
  • salt
  • pepper
  • aluminum foil
  • tin can


  1. Clean potato, then butter and season to taste.
  2. Place potato in can and cover the top with foil.
  3. Place tin can next to fire pit and let sit for 25 minutes.
  4. Turn can 90 degrees and cook for another 20 minutes.
  5. Enjoy your perfectly baked potato!
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One comment
  1. Sandy

    December 7, 2017 at 12:03

    Would like to know, where can you purchase the cans shown in the photo.


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