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Traybake recipes

36 Recipes

Simple, no-fuss cakes to be cut into squares to feed a crowd.

Bramley & blackberry tray cake


(20 ratings)

A kind of right-way-up upside down cake - a perfect teatime treat. You can make it in a roasting tin, too
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy

Apricot & raspberry buckle


(25 ratings)

Apricots and raspberries are really good partners, and are especially good baked into this soft vanilla cake with cinnamon crumble
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • More effort

Blackcurrant Bakewell


(20 ratings)

Baking doesn't have to be complicated - this simple fruity traybake is ready in 45 minutes
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Fudgy coconut brownies


(178 ratings)

Dense and gooey, these storecupboard treats are made with cocoa rather than bars of chocolate
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Fruity flag traybake


(38 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

Apricot shortbread


(6 ratings)

Give homemade biscuits a fruity spin by sandwiching a layer of apricots in between two layers of buttery tray-baked shortbread
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Mini chocolate & ginger brownies


(4 ratings)

A squidgy dark chocolate traybake dotted with spicy crystallised ginger then cut into bitesize squares for the perfect sweet canapé
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Raspberry & apple crumble squares


(39 ratings)

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

Eton mess cake


(19 ratings)

Bring the flavours of an English summer to your table with this clever twist on a traditional favourite
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy