Fruit traybake cut into squares, with white icing

Traybake recipes

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

21 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
353 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Simple-to-make apple cake that can be cut into bars or squares for a teatime treat

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
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5 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Pair creamy milk chocolate with coconut for a match made in heaven, then decorate with more coconut and a drizzle of white chocolate

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
10 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy this indulgent banana traybake for dessert or with a cuppa for an afternoon treat. Sprinkle with a dusting of cinnamon for the finishing touch

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
27 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Bake these chocolate chip squares for the family. Easy to make, this traybake is ideal for cooking (and eating!) with kids

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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
2 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

Add a layer of jam to bakes like these bars for a simple way to get more flavour. These moreish crumble squares are made with raspberry jam and plums

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2,262 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
More effort
1,179 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 15 mins
Easy
7 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star 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
11 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

If you love the flavours of coconut, raspberry jam and dark chocolate, this macaroon traybake will be right up your street. It's a great bake for picnics or elevenses

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
12 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Think of financiers like posh bakewells made with brown butter. Tom Kerridge turns them into a traybake here, using raspberries and white chocolate

50 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
154 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This lovely crumbly bake won the under-11s category of our 20th birthday cake competition

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
11 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Expect requests for second helpings of this decadent dessert! Bake raspberry doughnuts with fresh custard, lemon curd and raspberries

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
20 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

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
29 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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
270 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Try this bake for pure nostalgia in cake form. With vanilla, chocolate and strawberry flavours, it's topped off with whipped cream and a chocolate flake

1 hr and 10 mins
Vegetarian
158 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

The perfect teatime treat, this moist and fruity cake is easy baking at its best

1 hr and 25 mins
More effort
154 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 20 mins
Easy
82 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This traybake can be mixed together in no time and is simple to slice and transport

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
25 ratings 4.8 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
43 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
84 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A brilliant combination of two great puddings - sponge and crumble - try reader Bridie Bannon's fruity traybake

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
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