Wood Fired Canadian Beaver Tails

We couldn’t let Canada Day pass without an inspired recipe blog now could we?! This wood fired recipe is a delicious dessert or snack reminiscent of a Canadian childhood.

Beaver Tails, like churros are traditionally deep fried. This flame cooked twist on the traditional Canadian treat is super easy to make and will satisfy even the sweetest of tooth, it’s a total crowd pleaser. It’s great for using up left over dough, and is topped with a sweet cinnamon crisp. Tail us you’re not drooling already?

PREP TIME: 5 mins
COOK TIME: 5 mins
TOTAL TIME: 10 mins
COURSE: Dessert
SERVINGS – Makes 2-3 beaver tails, suitable for sharing but can be easily multiplied for hungry crowds.


• 2 tbsp melted butter
• 2 tbsp brown sugar (add more, or less, to your liking)
• 1 ½ tsp cinnamon
• 250/330g classic pizza dough Check out this recipe to make your own dough


Fire up your pizza oven to around 500 ˚C.

In a small bowl mix the brown sugar and cinnamon together.

Portion the pizza dough into three pieces and roll out into an oblong shape like a beavers tail.

Bake the pizza dough in wood fired oven until puffed golden – around 1-2 minutes.

Remove when done.

Brush with the melted butter, and sprinkle over the brown sugar and cinnamon mix.

Serve right away and enjoy!

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