Fruit traybake cut into squares, with white icing

Traybake recipes

58 Recipes

Simple, no-fuss cakes, brownies, shortbread and other bakes to be cut into squares and feed a crowd.

Fruity traybake

4.27778

(18 ratings)

A moist sponge made from banana, apple, carrots and mango, topped with a fruity cream cheese frosting
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Dorset apple traybake

4.5531

(226 ratings)

Simple-to-whip-up apple cake that can be cut into bars or squares for a tea time treat
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Orange & passion fruit traybake

4

(3 ratings)

Try this fresh and fruity orange and passion fruit cake with creamy mascarpone topping - a lovely dessert for a weekend family meal
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Best ever chocolate brownies recipe

4.829805

(1275 ratings)

A foolproof brownie recipe for a squidgy chocolate bake. Watch our recipe video to help you get a perfect traybake every time.
  • 1 hour
  • More effort

Yummy scrummy carrot cake recipe

4.67697

(938 ratings)

Delight friends with an afternoon tea that includes this easy carrot cake. You can bake the cake, freeze it and just drizzle over the icing on the day
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate concrete with caramel sauce

5

(1 rating)

Update a classic school-dinner recipe by using caramel sauce instead of pink custard to serve alongside chocolate squares. Kids (and big kids) will love it
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Blackberry & coconut squares

4.721805

(133 ratings)

This lovely crumbly bake won the under-11s category of our 20th birthday cake competition
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy

Blueberry & orange traybake pancake

4.5

(2 ratings)

Serve this blueberry and orange traybake pancake at the end of a family dinner for a crowd-pleasing dessert. Swap the blueberries for raspberries, if you like
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Banoffee traybake

4.666665

(12 ratings)

Fill your cake tin with this simple banoffee traybake, bursting with banana, toffee and chocolate flavours. It's guaranteed to be a new family favourite...
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Easy millionaire’s shortbread

4.23457

(81 ratings)

Combine the crunch of a shortbread base with a gooey caramel middle and chocolate topping and you have millionaire's shortbread – the ultimate sweet treat...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chocolate fudge cake

4.268295

(123 ratings)

You just can't beat a good chocolate cake, and this one is guaranteed to disappear as soon as you cut the first slice
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Peach Melba squares

4.694445

(72 ratings)

This traybake can be mixed together in no time and is simple to slice and transport
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate traybake

4.5

(4 ratings)

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

Fruity flag traybake

4.925

(40 ratings)

A fail-safe sponge that's easier than it looks - almonds and yoghurt keep it moist while its fruity decoration is suitably patriotic
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Raspberry & apple crumble squares

4.683335

(60 ratings)

A brilliant combination of two great puddings - sponge and crumble - try reader Bridie Bannon's fruity traybake
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Lemon drizzle slices

4.833335

(48 ratings)

A classic British cake from the Bake Off judge, Paul Hollywood's lemon drizzle is a simple traybake, made extra special with feather icing...
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Peanut butter brownies

4.425195

(127 ratings)

Two of our favourite things - peanut butter and brownies - combine to make these irresistible treats
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Raspberry Bakewell slice

4.857145

(56 ratings)

Get ahead this weekend and make this indulgent, freezable treat, perfect for pud or with a cup of tea
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Rhubarb, marzipan & citrus cake

4.636365

(11 ratings)

This rhubarb sponge with orange and lemon zest can be served warm with a dollop of crème fraîche or cool as a cake - a spring dessert or afternoon tea treat
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Coconut carrot slices

4.559525

(84 ratings)

If you’re looking for a treat for afternoon tea, or something to make for a cake sale, try this crunchy-topped traybake
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Coconut chai traybake

4.35

(20 ratings)

This simple traybake is inspired by one of our favourite brews - chai. Spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg and cardamom, this moist coconut sponge is the perfect accompaniment to a cuppa
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Triple ginger & spice cake

4.75926

(54 ratings)

If you're looking for a slice with spice, try this deliciously moist and sticky ginger cake...
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

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