• A tack of orange almond cookies
    Biscuits/cookies

    Orange Almond Biscuits

    Sometimes you just want a simple biscuit recipe that’s quick to pull together, doesn’t need to be chilled, and stays crisp and delicious for days (if you let them last that long). And these Orange Almond Biscuits tick all the…

  • Cake

    Easy Chocolate Loaf Cake

    I am very much in favor of easy baking. And I love the simplicity of a loaf cake. There’s no fancy decorating required, you don’t need to make sure your layers are even and in the case of this Easy…

  • Stack of shortbread cookies beside a tea cup
    Biscuits/cookies

    Traditional All-Butter Shortbread

    It’s a ‘back to basics’ kind of recipe this week with this Traditional All-Butter Shortbread. I realized that I had Brown Sugar Shortbread and Almond Shortbread recipes on the blog, but nothing for a simple, traditional shortbread. And this recipe…

  • Chocolate pie topped with whipped cream
    Dessert

    No-Bake Chocolate Mallow Pie

    You might look at this pie and think that I’ve strayed from my usual, easy, traybake recipes. But this No-Bake Chocolate Mallow Pie is essentially a traybake disguised as a tart. It’s a simple Digestive/Graham Cracker base topped with melted…

  • Chocolate covered date and Rice Krispie bars
    No-Bake Traybakes

    No-Bake Chocolate Date Krispies

    In need of a really simple, quick, no-bake traybake? Then these No-Bake Chocolate Date Krispies definitely fit the bill. Yes, you have to wait for the chocolate to set, but because it all comes together so easily, you can have…

  • Carrot cake with cream cheese frosting and walnuts
    Cake

    Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

    I like to keep things as simple as possible here on ‘traybakes & more’. So, this Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting fits the bill! You don’t need a mixer, you only need one bowl. OK, so you need a…

  • Traybakes

    Mini Egg Blondies

    These Mini Egg Blondies are essentially just my Butterscotch Squares recipe with Mini Eggs instead of nuts. I wanted to bake something for Easter and as everyone loves Mini Eggs, or at least everyone in the Traybakes’ household, this seemed…

  • Sugary, almond shortbread sitting on parchment paper
    Traybakes

    Almond Shortbread

    I was making this Almond Shortbread and realized that I don’t have a regular shortbread recipe on the blog. I have a Brown Sugar Shortbread recipe and lots of traybakes with a shortbread base. But I have no idea how…

  • Breads/scones

    Date and Orange Bread

    Is it a bread? Is it a cake? Either way, this simple Date and Orange Bread is soft, crumbly and sweet. This time it doesn’t come from one of my many retro recipe books, it’s from a small newspaper clipping…

  • Biscuits/cookies

    Homemade Custard Creams

    Why would you want to make Custard Creams at home, I hear you ask? Well, not all of live somewhere you can buy them easily at the grocery store and also, it turns out that they are very easy to…