What is Queues de Castor or BeaverTails?
Queues de castor is a fried dough pastry which is individually hand stretched to resemble the tail of a beaver. Queues de castor are known as BeaverTails in English speaking Canada. BeaverTails originates from Ontario, Canada and date back to 1978.
9 BeaverTails Pastry Flavors to Choose From
For the “classic” Queues de Castor simply drizzle fresh lemon juice over the cinnamon sugar coated pastry. For the more adventurous, there is a variety of sweet condiments and confections that you can select such as whipped cream, banana slices, crumbled Oreo and chocolate hazelnut.
Best Queues de Castor in Montreal
1. Queues De Castor
Famed for its namesake,the Queues de castor patisserie store also offers a wide variety of gelato, fruit smoothies, frozen yogurt and poutines. Queues de castor also has other locations for example Old Port and La Ronde. You can also buy Queues de castor at selected cinemas around Montréal. In the warmer months of the year, look out for the Queues de castor food truck around the city.