WATCH: How to Start a Fire with a Soda Can and Chocolate Bar

Ever forgotten to pack a lighter when camping? If you have, you probably realized pretty quickly that simply rubbing two sticks together to create fire is way more difficult to achieve than all the Boy Scout camping manuals would have you believe. Thankfully, there is a much easier and faster way to create fire when resources are limited.

All you need is an aluminum soda can and a chocolate bar.

Thanks to Howcast, you can learn how to use these simple tools—plus the necessary wood and tinder, of course—to get a roaring campfire in no time!

Check out the video above to see how.