Make Your Own Wonderland Funnel Cake



It's summertime and people are eager to get outside and explore all the great things to do in YDH. But don't forget, it's still important to stay close to home while taking the opportunity to explore all the wonderful things to do in your own backyard. Don't know what's in your own backyard? Visit to re-discover some pretty cool activities all over the province while supporting your local businesses and communities.

If you are lucky enough to live in YDH (we are biased), we've got some great ideas for you to get active outside, explore your inner artist, learn something new and celebrate this awesome season...virtually or in-person. Please note that many conservation parks and trails are over capacity, so ensure you pre-book your visit or even better...step off the beaten path and find discover a new terrain to enjoy.

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Anyone who has been to Canada’s Wonderland knows that mouth-watering aroma of strawberries, whipped cream and golden dough sprinkled with icing sugar. The delectable scent of warm funnel cake is practically the first thing to be inhaled as you walk through the front gate. Many of us spend our winters dreaming of a mouthful of that chewy, gooey treat that is distinctly Wonderland, and of that long-awaited first taste of the season.

Now, Canada’s Wonderland is offering its famous funnel cake recipe to the public—pared down, of course, since it is made in ginormous batches at the park. With only a few simple ingredients, you can make your very own Canada’s Wonderland funnel cake at home, to tide you over until you can have one made special by the park’s expert bakers. “I tried it myself to prove that I could do it,” Grace recalls. “People have been loving it. It’s exciting to see the pictures that people have been posting of their amazing funnel cakes. These pictures are almost park quality, and everyone has been agreeing that it tastes just like the real thing.”


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