Canada Day Cake




Ingredients

  • 1 white or yellow cake mix
  • 1 container white frosting
  • 1 quart strawberries
  • Picture of flag of Canada

Procedure

  1. Prepare cake according to package directions. Bake in a 9-inch by 13-inch cake pan. Allow cake to cool.
  2. Frost cake with white frosting. Using a knife or spatula, make surface of frosting as smooth as possible. (It may help to dip the knife or spatula into a glass of water.
  3. Slice the strawberries, and arrange in rows at the left and right edges of the cake to represent the stripes at the edges of Canada's Maple Leaf Flag.
  4. Referring to the picture of the flag, arrange the slices strawberries in the center of the cake to represent the Maple Leaf.
Serves 24.
On Canada Day (July 1), Canadians celebrate with picnics and fireworks (similar to the Fourth of July in the United States). Dishes served are typical casual dining fare, such as hamburgers, hot dogs, and table settings feature the patriotic color scheme of Canada's red and white maple leaf flag.
A common treat served across Canada is the nanaimo bar. It is believed that nanaimo bars, a sweet bar cookie made in layers, originated in the 1950s in the Vancouver area, when a recipe was published in the

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