Pumpkin Gingerbread Traybake

Preparation info
  • Makes


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      50 min

Appears in
Vegan Kids

By Heather Whinney

Published 2021

  • About

Traybakes are great when you need to feed a crowd, or even just when you want lots of cake at home! This is a dense gingerbread sponge, made lovely and moist by adding pumpkin purée, and decorated with cute but simple icing sugar gingerbread men.


  • 2 tbsp ground flaxseeds
  • 6 tbsp water
  • 550 g


  1. Mix the ground flaxseed and water in a small bowl and set aside for 15 minutes to form a gel. Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas 4. Grease and line a 35 × 25cm/14 × 10in deep baking tin/pan.
  2. Sift the flour into a large mixing bowl with the baking powd