Chocolate traybake

Freezable dessert recipes

Make a fabulous pudding in advance with our freezable dessert recipes. Bake a simple sponge cake, a rich chocolate torte or a show-stopping roulade. 

23 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This American-style chocolate traybake is super-easy, can be prepared in advance and cuts into even portions. It's perfect for birthday parties or bake sales

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
30 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Bake a simple and stunning carrot cake with cream cheese frosting for an afternoon tea or mid-morning treat. It tastes even better a day or two later

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Add a little grapefruit zest to bring out the vibrant hop bitterness in this fabulous treacle tart made with pale ale. Scatter over honeycomb shards to serve

2 hrs and 20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
168 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Learn how to make classic chocolate chip cookies and enjoy them still warm from the oven. Perfect for a bake sale or with your afternoon tea.

32 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This fruitcake slices into 50-80 small pieces if you use it for a wedding or christening. It's delicious eaten straight away, or poked with a few holes and fed with brandy

3 hrs and 20 mins
Easy
4 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Got a sweet tooth? Treat someone special on Valentine's Day with these rich chocolate cupcakes hiding a secret white chocolate truffle centre

1 hr
Easy
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Serve up these sweet and nutty mini fruit pies with a drizzle of colourful icing and thick double cream or custard 

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
7 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Pack these in tins for picnics or school fetes, or serve single bars with a dollop of clotted cream for dessert. Blackberries also work really well when strawberry season is over

1 hr and 10 mins
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18 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This vanilla and rhubarb buckle, a brighter cousin to the traditional American-style teatime cake, is perfect for the cold months when forced rhubarb shines

1 hr and 50 mins
Easy
7 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Indulgent yet wonderfully light, these individual caramel sponges are baked with a sticky toffee sauce - keep in the freezer for a last-minute pud

1 hr
Easy
6 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

This decadent, make-ahead dessert is perfect for a festive dinner party or buffet, with a zesty cream cheese filling and dark chocolate biscuit base

1 hr and 55 mins
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112 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This hot, gooey chocolate pud, with dark chocolate and canned pears, can be made ahead and frozen – a perfect no-fuss dinner party dessert

55 mins
Easy
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Get ahead for a dinner party or celebration with this indulgent, fruity cake which can be frozen for up to 2 months

1 hr and 25 mins
More effort
34 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

These gorgeous Guinness puds are an indulgent treat - and perfect for St Patrick's Day on 17 March

1 hr
Easy
44 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

The combination of blueberries and coconut makes this indulgent dessert incredibly moreish

1 hr
Easy
22 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Give your next crumble a dose of oats with this simple make-one freeze-one recipe

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
37 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A great dessert to feed a crowd at the end of a Sunday lunch - it's like a baked version of a steamed syrup sponge

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
10 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This decadent dessert with a triple-ginger hit is a chocoholic's dream

1 hr and 35 mins
More effort
9 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Gregg Wallace's stunning, make-ahead roulade is much easier to master than it looks

2 hrs
Easy
69 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Get ahead this weekend and make this indulgent, freezable treat, perfect for pud or with a cup of tea

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
6 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

Think of this as an Italian version of the British Bakewell tart, lovely for dessert or with a cuppa

1 hr and 45 mins
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4 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Alison Coulling puts a stylish twist on a classic, winning over the judges in the search for Britain's Best Pud

1 hr and 20 mins
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