The Best Classic Canadian Butter Tarts - there's a reason why we have a national obsession with these sweet, buttery, caramel-y tarts. I've sampled them in many places across the country and this thick pastry version is my favorite. Don't do the raisin debate, just leave them out if they are not your thing. Everyone should be able to enjoy them as they like them.

Classic Canadian Butter Tarts are near the top of my personal list of can't resist baked treats. The sweet, caramelly filling with a thick super flaky pastry .you can also use pecans, walnuts or even chocolate chips.

Perfect dessert for Canada Day.  Strawberry Shortbread Trifle

Flour Me With Love: Strawberry Shortbread Trifle! If you luuuuv strawberries and you luuuv shortbread this trifle is for YOU!


Little red crochet mittens hanging on a branch with some white maple leaves. Looking ready for christmas/holidays

Caramel Vanilla Puff Bars - based upon a classic Canadian snack cake, these beautiful little pastries are a terrific treat for popping into lunchboxes or enjoying with afternoon coffee. Frozen puff pastry makes easy to make too.

Caramel Vanilla Puff Bars - inspired by a famous Canadian snack cake, these easy, delicious dessert pastries are made from frozen puff pastry. Also great with strawberry or raspberry jam instead of the caramel. A favorite summer picnic basket addition.

Canada Day Cake | Mennonite Girls Can Cook

Canada Day Cake - Stretch Cake Mix further and feed a crowd by baking this celebratory cake in an 11 X 14 X 2 cake pan (find a disposable tin one at the dollar store). Enough for approximately 30 people.

Canada's Best Raspberry Layer Cake recipe | Canadian Living

Canada's Best Raspberry Layer Cake

Celebrating Canada Day means proudly showing off our beautiful maple leaf. And when it's on a four-layer raspberry cake, it's delicious, too.

Canada Day Pops

Strawberry Shortcake Popsicles

Strawberry Shortcake Popsicles ~ This fast and easy strawberry recipe is also a low-fat dessert. Anyone sense a new recipe run? Yep, I’m on a serious Popsicle