Definition of tray bake in US English:

tray bake


  • A type of cake or similar sweet food which is baked in a square or rectangular container and cut into individual pieces for serving.

    ‘have fun baking cakes, cookies, tray bakes, and muffins’
    • ‘In true WI spirit, the girls have been asked to bring along tray bakes, to serve with cups of tea in the Kelsick Centre afterwards.’
    • ‘Sandwiches, sausage rolls, pies plus cakes and tray bakes were displayed in a cabinet signed 'farmers' produce corner'.’
    • ‘A slab of ginger and lemon tray bake was also shared and this too was fresh with the contrasting flavours evident.’
    • ‘Word has it that Dean is very busy preparing his delicious apple tray bake.’
    • ‘For those who like to eat cake, without baking or decorating it themselves, there will also be a selection of cakes, traybakes and cookies on sale.’
    • ‘Remove the tray bake from the oven and mark it into 12-14 fingers, then leave to cool in the tin.’
    • ‘The tray-bakes, home made fresh apple pies and fresh rhubarb pies, and our speciality lemon meringue are also very popular with the customers.’
    • ‘We looked at the range of cakes and tray bakes on display but decided that on this occasion we would call it a day.’
    • ‘Sandwiches and finger foods are the ultimate street party foods and a good old tray bake will impress even the fussiest eaters!’
    • ‘The fudge brownie tray bake also took the red ticket and the strawberry jam took third in its class.’
    • ‘There were muffins in a covered container and wrapped tray bake but we both decided to have a toasted teacake.’
    • ‘Make this as a "tray bake" and serve cut in small squares.’