Easy cherry traybake

Easy cherry traybake


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About this recipe: This is an easy, fruity traybake that is versatile, too. You can use any fruit filling you wish if cherry is not your favourite. Fruit compotes work well, too.


Serves: 24 

  • 225g butter, softened
  • 350g caster sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 310g plain flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 600g cherry fruit filling

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease a 22x33cm baking dish.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; stir into the creamed mixture.
  3. Reserve 2/3 of the mixture and spread the rest into the bottom of the prepared dish. Cover this layer evenly with cherry filling. Drop the rest of the dough by spoonfuls on top of the cherry layer and spread to cover the best you can.
  4. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes in the preheated oven, until top is golden. Let cool completely before cutting into slices.

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