Again, Hot Pie brings us another tasty recipe from the HBO series!

In season three, he bakes and gives to Arya a small loaf of bread that looks like a direwolf:

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Well, sort of.

But as soon as I saw this episode, I knew I would have to try my hand at making some of my own.

I first tried making this with ordinary bread dough (a variation on the cookbook oatbread), but it not only didn’t retain those nice crisp edges, but ended up looking like gross lumpy Jabba-wolves. So I opted instead for a scone recipe, which worked way better.

Recipe for Direwolf Scones

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 Tbs. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup cream or milk, or more as needed
  • dried currants, for eyes

Combine all dry ingredients, and then gradually add in the milk while stirring. If you need a bit more milk, add it until you have one cohesive and soft dough. Press the dough out on your work surface to a thickness of around 3/4″ thick. Using a sharp paring knife, cut out a rough wolf shape. Don’t worry if it’s a little ugly: Hot Pie’s was rustic as well!

Cut extra strips for additional legs and press them onto the main wolf shape, or leave them with just two legs. Cut a criss-cross shape for teeth and press a currant into the dough for an eye. If you like, texture the tops with the tines of a fork.

Bake in a preheated oven at 350F for 10-12 minutes, or until the tops are a nice golden brown.

Direwolf Scones

In the head version, I snipped the edges of the head to make it look like tufts of fur, and used slivered almonds for the teeth. Rawr!

And for extra kicks, here I am making these wolves on MTV Geek’s “Cooking with Thrones” episode 3 recap!

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11 Responses to Hot Pie’s Direwolf Scones

  1. Kegan says:

    This is fantastically adorable.

  2. p says:

    The direwolf head is the best!

    I’d like to see your Jabba-wolves, too.

  3. Pam says:

    Nice! Will give them a go shortly and might also try baking lovely rugged direwolfs with Irish soda bread dough.

  4. Naihonn says:

    Yes, that head is awesome. Well, maybe my next homemade bread will be a direwolf bread too. :0)

  5. James Conway says:

    “Thats the tail?”

  6. Dollihead says:

    Not jabba wolves! just a little husky!
    *ends her bad puns and hides back in the fridge*

  7. Rosanna says:

    I can’t wait to make these and I’m delighted I discovered your blog!!! I’m a huge fan of A Song of Ice and Fire.

  8. Lovely and inspiring! I found this after being directed to your latest Wolf Bread. Thanks for sharing!

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