• Traybakes

    Alice Cakes

    I have multiple recipes for Alice Cakes, but I don’t remember eating these growing up. But there are many recipes I have encountered that are unfamiliar to me, that’s one of the pleasures of baking for this blog, I get to…

  • Nanaimo Bars
    No-Bake Traybakes

    Chocolate Custard Slices

    Chocolate Custard Slices. These were a big hit in the Traybakes’ household. They are no-bake. They are easy to make. They freeze well. And they are really rather yummy. In my exploration of all things baking, I discovered that these Chocolate Custard Slices…

  • No-Bake Traybakes

    Wonder Bites

    This is another remarkably simple recipe.  Chopped nuts, cherries and coconut, covered in chocolate.  There is a little bit of coffee essence in the recipe, but to be honest, I didn’t notice a discernible coffee taste from these Wonder Bites. Well,…

  • Biscuits/cookies

    Canadian Cookies

    These are possibly the nicest, most polite cookies you’ve ever met.  And they love ice hockey.  And maple syrup.  Or perhaps they’re called Canadian Cookies for some other reason… Probably, someone’s Aunt/Granny/neighbour got this recipe from a relative in Canada and…

  • A small stack of chocolate biscuit covered marshmallows
    Half a tin of condensed milk,  No-Bake Traybakes


    We had our first flurries of snow in the week before Thanksgiving this year. When I’m clearing several inches (hopefully not feet!) of snow off our driveway later in the winter, I shall try to remember the look of sheer…

  • Ovaltine creams traybake
    No-Bake Traybakes

    Ovaltine Creams

    OK, confession time. The first time I made these Ovaltine Creams, what I made was technically not Ovaltine Creams, I made Horlicks Creams. I couldn’t find Ovaltine here in the US. I did find US-made Ovaltine and the first ingredient was sugar,…

  • Biscuits/cookies

    Coconut Biscuits

    Coconut features heavily in traybake recipes. Glacé cherries feature heavily in traybake recipes. And this recipe for Coconut Biscuits has both of those. If you’re looking for more recipes that contain lots of coconut and cherries, then I’d also recommend…

  • Traybakes

    Cornflake Squares

    I am on a roll with the ‘firsts’ for the blog. This Cornflake Squares recipe was my first ‘try to find the traybake someone remembered their mum making’. I received a message via Facebook (thank you to all my Facebook followers!)…

  • Half a tin of condensed milk,  No-Bake Traybakes


    Fifteens are a classic Northern Irish traybake, if not THE classic traybake. Fifteens are also a no-bake traybake and aren’t usually made in a tray. So, perhaps a little confusing to the uninitiated. They are sweet and sticky and delicious…