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.

20 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
311 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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4 ratings 3.8 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
20 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
7 ratings 4.3 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
1,922 ratings 4.9 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
1,119 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
5 ratings 4.8 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
7 ratings 4.9 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
8 ratings 3.6 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 4.7 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
6 ratings 4.2 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
12 ratings 3.7 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
23 ratings 3.9 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
198 ratings 4.2 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
152 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
146 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
21 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
42 ratings 4.8 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
80 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
93 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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
164 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

45 mins
Easy
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