survival desserts

Survival Desserts
Desserts in the Prepper's Pantry

Dessert plays a significant role in survival!
During a hardship, treats are often the first omitted luxury, but
they don't have to be in your survival group when you plan ahead
with survival desserts.

Imagine how you might make someone feel who has a birthday
during a disaster or catastrophic situation, if you can provide an
uplifting smile of encouragement with a sweet treat.

Your survival life can be sweeter when you boost morale with
sweets too, including hard candies, freeze dried puddings,
brownie mixes, ice cream sandwiches and more. These desserts
are tasty and "not" to die for!

Survival Dessert List
Have you planned desserts as part of you long-term food storage?
Enjoy the sweeter side of life with these freeze dried and
emergency treat ideas...

Survival Dessert #1: Augason Farms Chocolate Fudge
Brownie Mix.
No American prepper's pantry should be without brownies!
Imagine being able to serve brownies for a birthday in an off-the
grid scenario or just to serve this
dessert to boost morale. You
will certainly be a survival hero serving brownies.

Survival Dessert #2: Hershey's syrup.
With Hershey's Syrup, you can top pancakes and ice cream, make
chocolate mousse and, mudpies, bake cakes and brownies and
mix with chocolate milk. Try also dipping pretzels, cookies and
fruit. Be sure to stock plenty of
freeze dried milk.

Survival Dessert #3: Mountain House Raspberry
Mountain House Raspberry crumble is a popular dessert with
backpackers and it's available in a #10 can for preppers! With the
#10 can you can make enough dessert to feed a large group in
minutes. Raspberry crumb is a refreshing and tasty dessert made
with a rich raspberry sauce topped with chocolate cookie crumbs.
It gets high ratings of 4.5 of 5 stars ~ and one reviewer
suggested using raspberry crumble as a sort of freeze dried
raspberry jam. It's good on toast or crackers!

Survival Dessert #4: Alpine Aire Three Berry Crumble
Packed with real berries and apples topped with brown sugar and
a citrus sauce,
AlpineAire Foods Three Berry Crumble is great to
take backpacking or to stuff in your bugout bag. The very berry
combination is blackberries, blueberries and strawberries.

Survival Dessert #5: BackPackers Pantry Dark
Chocolate Cheesecake.
Dark chocolate cheesecake with a decadent chocolate cookie
crumb topping is so easy to make. Just Add Cold Water. Serves
two, but enjoy this one all to yourself.

Survival Dessert #6: Alpine Aire Foods chocolate
Mudslide Pie.
In seconds you can enjoy a rich chocolate pudding with a
chocolate cookie crumb crust and a peanut brittle topping with
Alpine Air chocolate mudslide pie and some water. Be sure to
make some chocolate milk!

Survival Dessert #7: Backpackers Pantry Mocha
Mousse pie.
Backpackers Pantry Mocha Mousse pie is ideal for coffee lovers.
It's a chocolate pudding and a touch of coffee with a graham
cracker crumb topping.

Survival Dessert #8: No bake peanut butter balls.
Bannock meals are the ultimate in outdoor meals. These meals a
specially formulated to be healthy, satisfying, and full of the
essential vitamins and minerals you need for your outdoor
adventures and the
No-bake Peanut Butter Balls will fill your
sweet tooth. Each pouch contains 2.5 generous servings, which
means each 6-pack can comfortably feed up to 15 people.
Pictured right.

Survival Dessert #9: Ambrosia Rice Pudding.
This pudding is ready straight from the can. Full dairy goodness,
Ambrosia is an English favorite since 1917. This creamy textured
pudding is a delicious, wholesome treat without artificial colours
or preservatives. Goodness comes naturally. Ambrosia Rice
Pudding is a low fat food and is suitable vegetarians. There's a
glass and a half of skimmed milk in every 425 g can. Milk is a
good source of calcium, which is important for healthy teeth and

Try also
Ambrosia Devon Custard. Another treat from Great
Britain, Devon Custard tastes so creamy and smooth, with more
than a glass and a half of skimmed milk in every 425 g can.
Ambrosia Devon Custard is a low fat food with less than 3% fat
and is suitable for vegetarians.

Survival Dessert #10: Canned mini Hershey's
Chocolate Kisses.
Chocolate is #32 on the  list of 37 Foods To Hoard Before Crisis.
Chocolate is just one of those foods that makes you happy. Not
only is chocolate a morale booster that could prove essential in
survival times, but chocolate also packs loads of antioxidants.
What's more the fiber will fill you up. Chocolate has been known
to boost heart health as well. Future Essentials has canned mini
chocolate kisses. With a 5-8 year shelf-life, you can enhance your
food storage with chocolate!

Survival Dessert #11: Canned Cocoa Nibs.
Cocoa nibs, pictured immediate right, are crushed cocoa beans
from Ecuador. Cocoa is high in potassium and magnesium as well
as being an excellent source of antioxidants, with a pleasant
semi-bitter flavor. Chocolate contains more health-promoting
catechins, a type of antioxidant, than green tea! Cocoa also
contains amino acid tryptophan along with small amounts of
phenylethylamine and theobromine which is said to elevate your

    Use Cocoa nibs from Future Essentials s substitute for nuts
    in baked goods, or even as a flavor kick in a cup of espresso.
    Sprinkle them on yogurt, in cereal and on top of ice cream for
    a flavorful treat. Turn a boring breakfast into something
    spectacular by mixing a few in your oatmeal. Grind them with
    your coffee beans, put them in smoothies and add them to
    trail mixes. They can even jazz up a peanut butter sandwich.

Survival Dessert #12: Chewing gum.
Don't overlook chewing gum as a dessert option! Chew on this:
chewing gum could save your life! Not buying this idea? Well,
proof positive is that the military purchases a certain kind of gum.
Find out which kind...

Survival Dessert #13: Suckers and hard candy.
Hardcandies are almost pure sugar and will last almost
indefinitely (though they may get a little sticky). A lollipop could
save your life! How? Grasp one in the palm of your hand with the
stick pointing up between your fingers as you make a fist. Your
lollipop fist is now ready to punch some poor sucker in the eyes
or stab the neck or groin region. Now that's a tasty but weird
survival tool that you can stuff in your purse or backpack.

Here's the
lollipop defense tutorial.

Survival Dessert #14: Biscotti cookies.
Biscotti is a hard Italian cookie, which has a long shelf life simply
because it's twice baked and the result dries and preserves the
cookie longer. Ideal with your survival coffee, Biscotti without
chocolate is a good choice to enhance your food storage if your
family enjoys crunchy sweets. They can well. Find Biscotti at
Costco in bulk.

Survival Dessert #15: M&Ms.
Did you know M&Ms debuted in 1941 to address the practical
need for heat-resistant chocolates to send overseas to U.S.
Soldiers? M&Ms won't last indefinitely, but it's well worth it to
stockpile M&Ms and store them in a canning jar.

Survival Dessert #16: Meringue cookies.
French inspired cookies made with mostly sugar and egg whites,
Meringue cookies have a relatively long shelf life. They can well,
as well!

Survival Dessert #17: Chocolate Crisp Soldier Fuel
Energy Bars.
Food bars are unlike ration bars. While ration bars are non-thrist
provoking and are provide minimal sustenence, food bars are
much more substantial They are substitutes for meals because
they provide energy and carbohydrates.

Soldier Fuel Energy Bars were developed for the U.S. Military for
use by soldiers. This yummy bar is packed with 17 vitamins and
minerals and has a 3-year shelf life. With an ideal balance of
protein, carbohydrates and fat, this is a great bugout bag item.

Survival Dessert #18: Halva.
An ancient prepper food, Halva (see also brand name Halvah,
pictured left) is a sweet sesame paste. a bit of a nutty paste
that's slightly chalky and yet highly addicting. Made of sesame
seeds, honey or sugar, and palm oil, halva is a dense and high-
energy food of ancient preppers.

And remember, the Honey, honey!
  • Use honey in survival times to flavor boring oatmeals and
    add flavor to breads and baked goods. Honey has a variety
    of medicinal uses because of its antibacterial qualities. Learn
    more about Survival Honey.

  • See also  Freeze Dried Baked goods. When you store a few
    key pantry ingredients you will have the luxury of baked
    goods in your preps. There are so many staples to consider
    in your freeze dried pantry of bakery items.

Happy endings...
How sweet your survival life will be with more sweets. Dessert
plays a surprising roll in survival -- it provides a mental escape
from the reality of the disaster at hand, escape from discomfort
of the journey, and of leaving the comfort of your own home. At
minimum your bugout bag food should include hard candies,
caramels or toffee.

These items are standard fare in ration kits of military personnel
  1. Caramels or toffee
  2. Chocolate ~ M&Ms
  3. Cliff bars
  4. Dried fruit, such as raisins, dried cranberries, candied fruit
  5. Hard candies, such as emon drops, butterscotch, lifesavers
  6. Halva bars (sesame bars, high in calcium and protein).

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