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The Canada Flag Cake

Canada Flag CakeEach year as Canada Day approaches, the Kraft Kitchens receives thousands of requests from families looking for the Canada Flag Cake recipe. Along with being a patriotic crowd pleaser, the traditional Canada Flag Cake is easy to make and a fitting finale to any Canada Day celebration!

This year in addition to their cake recipe they're also giving you a great potato salad idea. Both are perfect for your Canada Day celebrations! For more Canada Day fun and other deliciously simple summertime recipes, visit

The Canada Flag Cake
(Prep Time: 15 min., Ready In: 2 h 15 min., Serves: 12 )


LINE bottom of 13 x 9 inch baking pan with 1 pkg. (298g) sliced pound cake.

DISSOLVE 2 pkg. (85 g each) Jell-O Strawberry Jelly Powder in 2 cups boiling water; add 3 cups ice cubes and stir until slightly thickened about 3 to 5 minutes. Remove any unmelted ice cubes. Stir in 2 cups crushed or sliced strawberries. Spread over cake slices. Chill 10 minutes.

SPREAD 2 cups of thawed Cool Whip Whipped Topping on top of jelly mixture. Chill for 2 hours. Garnish with additional strawberries arranged to resemble the Canadian Flag.

Tip: You can also quick-set the jelly with frozen fruit. Just dissolve jelly powder in 2 cups of boiling water then stir in 2 cups frozen fruit and 1 cup ice cubes.

Great Canadian Potato Salad

Don't stop at the Canada Flag Cake. Here's another great and tasty way to celebrate Canada with an authentic recipe for old fashioned potato salad - Canadian style!

Prep Time: 30 min., Ready In: 1 h 30 min., Serves: 12

3/4cup mayonnaise
1tsp. preparedmustard
1/2tsp. celery seed
1/2tsp. salt
pepper to taste
4cups cubed cookedpotatoes
2 hard cookedeggs, chopped
1 mediumonion, finely chopped
2 celery stalks, sliced
1/2cup chopped gherkinpickles

COMBINE mayonnaise mustard, celery seed, salt and pepper.

ADD remaining ingredients; mix lightly.

REFRIGERATE until ready to serve.

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