I find it hard to think about bakes that are easier and more handy than a good traybake. So versatile, they can be chopped into huge chunks or dainty slices if more portions are needed. Most of my traybake recipes are really speedy bakes too. This recipe for Tropical Ginger Traybake takes just 25 minutes in the oven and less than 15 minutes to prepare beforehand. I made this tropical ginger traybake this week as I was hosting our WI committee meeting on Tuesday and thought we needed sustenance to get through. Consequently, it went down very nicely!
As we are still trying to increase the amount of protein that Millie intakes, I threw a handful of oats in at the last minute. The result was great- I love the slightly chewy texture. If you do not have any crushed pineapple, finely chopped pineapple will do just nicely too. You will see from the picture above that my bake is really crumbly, probably due to my impatience cutting it up within 15 minutes of getting out of the oven.
Bake of the Week
Great to see that people are still feeling like baking now that the Bake Off has ended. Wasn’t it just a wonderful series? Far more enjoyable than I thought it would be without Sue & Mel. The northerner in me was slightly disappointed that Kate didn’t win but Sophie is a well deserved, talented winner so its all good.
Thanks as usual to Jenny for holding the #BakeoftheWeek fort so well. This woman is a complete machine, I tell you. She must not need sleep, she manages to achieve so much! (Just look at her recipe for Triple Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake if you need proof!)
My featured bake for this week comes from The Baking Explorer with her marvellous Carrot Cake Baked Donuts – they are vegan too and so pretty.
Great to see such variety from our other entries too:
1. Super pretty Mocha Celebration Cake – Happens to be nut free, GF & Rice Free with an optional Dairy free Frosting from the Gluten Free Alchemist.
2. Mummy Mishaps had the slow cooker out this week with her Blueberry, Lemon & Ginger Cake
3. Jo’s Kitchen was making brilliant use of seasonal products with her Pumpkin & Cinnamon Muffins & plum jam.
4. Reducing the amount of sugar in her snacks was Jo’s kitchen again. This time she shared her Healthier Date & Banana Flapjacks.
5. Such creative bake from the Gluten Free Alchemist with her Roulette Rocky Road. Dare you try a piece and gamble what you might take a bite of?
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