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.

65 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
16 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

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
30 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

The perfect summer pud for a lunch party, or treat with afternoon tea

40 mins
Easy
69 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A buttery traybake, full of new-season fruit and spice

1 hr and 20 mins
More effort
30 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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
72 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

If you're looking for a slice with spice, try this deliciously moist and sticky ginger cake

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

This fruity cake uses ground rice and almond extract for a cheaper bake - perfect for a cake sale or as a teatime treat

1 hr and 15 mins
More effort
116 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Angela Nilsen rethinks traditional ingredients and baking techniques to create a healthier version of a classic

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
78 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This easy-to-make bake will keep somewhere cool in an airtight tin for up to two days

45 mins
Easy
44 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Serve this hearty fruit sponge with a dollop of something creamy- it would also work with raspberries instead of plums

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Try these Bakewell slices made with a healthier twist. We’ve replaced white flour with light spelt, and butternut squash is used for natural sweetness

2 hrs and 35 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This clever tray bake combines a buttery shortbread base with a Florentine inspired topping - finished with cherries and dark chocolate

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

Treat yourself to a dessert mash-up in the form of our lemon drizzle flapjacks. This simple traybake is perfect for slicing and sharing with friends

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

An exotic twist on the traditional caramel slice, this passion fruit traybake on a shortbread base is a real treat, ideal for bake sales and coffee mornings

35 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
36 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Perfect to serve for dessert or with coffee

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
12 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

All the joy of baking with healthier results! This traybake uses sweet potato for natural sweetness and lower fat frosting

1 hr
Easy
40 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Polenta (sometimes called fine cornmeal) gives this cake its yellow colour and soft texture

55 mins
Easy
41 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This sticky, crumbly bake is irresistible - it's a pudding straight from the tin

1 hr
Easy
21 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Rich chocolate brownies with a light, carrot cake-style orange topping

40 mins
Easy
6 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Dainty sponge bites packed with fruit and topped with crunchy almonds and a light meringue whirl

1 hr and 30 mins
More effort
7 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Apricot crumb squares for high days and holidays

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

One mixture all whizzed in the food processor makes the base and topping for this bake

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
13 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A moist, fruity cake which is perfect for an afternoon tea with friends

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
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