Beaver Tails a pastry of fried dough stretched to resemble a beaver tail.It can be covered with different condiments such as chocolate, sugar, cinnamon, garlic butter or grated cheese. beaver is the result of an old Canadian and American recipe for a cracked wheat treat made from leftover dough when baking bread3. The recipe has been passed down from generation to generation of old Canadian families who keep their traditions and customs.
This Canadian snack is a deep-fried dessert that is stretched out to be similar in shape to a beaver’s tail.
Once the dough is deep-fried, the ‘tail’ is covered in your choice of topping – the original version being cinnamon and sugar. Delish!
Beaver Tails is not a food anyone consumes daily, but it does tend to show up at festivals and events, with most permanent shops in the more tourist-oriented areas of the city. Still, the Beaver Tail is a Canadian essential that you must try at least once.
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 20 g of melted butter
- 50 g sugar
- 80 ml of lukewarm milk
- 200 g flour
- 1 egg
- 1.5 tbsp dry baker's yeast
- 3 tablespoons vegetable Oil
- 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon
- 1 pinch of salt or fine salt
- In a salad bowl or the bowl of your food processor, pour the flour, melted butter, sugar, cinnamon and salt.To mix everything.
- Dissolve the yeast in the lukewarm milk.Add it to the bowl and mix again.
- Stir in the egg and lemon juice.Once the dough is homogeneous, cover the bowl with a damp cloth and let rise in a warm place for 1 hour 30 minutes.
- Then divide the dough into 4 balls.Spread them out on a floured work surface in a sort of "rectangular oval" about 10cm wide by 20cm long.
- Heat the oil and immerse the beaver tails one by one.Fry for about 30 seconds on each side.
- Drain on paper towels and serve with maple syrup, sugar, cinnamon and lemon juice or Nutella. enjoy !