Traybakes are speedy, easy and fun to make. Snack on a healthy oat and nut breakfast bar, indulge in a batch of delicious black forest brownies or impress your guests with the show-stopping raspberry and pistachio linzer tart.
Our best tray bakes recipes are quick, easy and fun to make. Spend an afternoon baking one of our easy tray bakes ideas. From classic chocolate brownies to a twist on the blondie, from flapjacks baked in a tray, to an indulgent salted caramel tray bake recipe, we have a tray bake recipe for you to try. Add your tray bake to a tea time spread, we’ve got plenty of afternoon tea recipes here.
Caramel and almonds work really well together in this classic tray bake. Serve warm as a dessert with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and a drizzle of melted chocolate, or cool and eat as a teatime treat.
Sheet cake is a standard baking treat in Texas, and we’re getting involved with our version of the chocolatey tray bake. We’ve bumped up the topping with lots of chocolate to make an easy idea for a birthday cake, or simply to enjoy as an afternoon snack. This recipe also makes a great base for a children’s birthday cake, we have plenty more birthday cake ideas here.
A healthy on-the-go breakfast or anytime snack, these nut and oat breakfast bars are packed with goodness and provide a real energy boost. You can add a sprinkling of chia, flax or other seeds too. More low calorie breakfast ideas here, folks!
A classic, gooey chocolate brownie recipe that can be ramped up with added ingredients (we’ve included three suggestions in the recipe). This recipe uses a square tin, but you can use an oblong or even round cake tin provided it is roughly the same size – just keep an eye on the brownie, you may need slightly less or more time than the recipe states. Here are our other best brownies recipes to try.
The best tray bake with a double layer of caramel heaven. Use dulce de leche if you have it for this easy teatime treat. Bake it with one layer of rich caramel, then use it to ice the cake to finish. Everyone will love this.
Black forest brownies combine two of our favourite sweet treats. This brownie/black forest gâteau mash-up is boozy, cherry-studded, chocolatey heaven. Add a big dollop of kirsch spiked cream if you can handle it.