Lemon tart

Best ever sweet tarts recipes

Whether you have a sweet tooth or love baking, we know that this sweet tart recipe collection is just the thing for you. Choose from cherry bakewell tart, chocolate brownie pecan tart, or piña colada tarts...

Pineapple tart

This pineapple tart makes for an easy but impressive pudding. It’s best to buy a peeled whole section of pineapple for this recipe. It’s at its best around February time.


Pear and chocolate frangipane tart

Fruit, pastry and chocolate: always a good combo. This tart, with chocolate frangipane and pear quarters is sprinkled with flaked almonds for a luxury dessert.

Lemon tart

Try our perfect lemon tart, decorated with candied lemon. Serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream to cut through the tartness.

Toffee-banana tart

Banana and toffee is a classic flavour combination. Try it in this impressive-looking, delicious, sticky tart and serve it with a decadent toffee cream for extra indulgence.

Chocolate brownie pecan tart

What’s better than a brownie? A chocolate brownie-filled tart with a crisp pecan topping. This rich dessert is easily made ahead if you are entertaining. Serve with creme fraiche or ice-cream.

Apricot tart

A special dinner-party dessert. This easy and delicious tart of crisp pastry, fresh apricots and creamy mascarpone is a cinch to make.

Pine nut and ricotta tart with spiced syrup

This grown-up dessert is perfect for entertaining. A creamy, light ricotta and pine nut filling is baked in crisp pastry then topped with a wine and star-anise infused syrup.

Rhubarb bakewell tart

This is a modern twist on a British favourite made using rhubarb. It’s easy to make but looks impressive. Rhubarb is in season from February until May.

Rhubarb and almond tart

Piña colada tarts

Add a Caribbean twist to your baking with pineapple, coconut and rum flavours of piña colada. Use ready-baked tarts if you want to make this dessert even easier.

Easy tarte tatin

Caramelised apples wrapped in puff pastry makes the best tart Tatins. These individual ones are designed to be easy but impressive enough for a dinner party. The cider-caramel sauce is a delicious finishing touch.

Raspberry and pistachio linzer tart

This delicious raspberry and pistachio linzer tart takes a while but it is well worth the effort. It looks fantastic and is the perfect jammy treat to go alongside a cup of tea.

Chocolate tart with Baileys ice cream

Some puddings are worth spending time making. This classic rich chocolate tart with homemade boozy Baileys ice-cream makes a special dinner party dessert or a lovely pudding for a family gathering.

Cherry bakewell tart

Our cherry bakewell tart is an exceedingly good tart – serve with a cup of builder’s tea for a proper English teatime treat.

Plum tart

This tart is an easy treat for teatime and even pudding if there’s any left. Plums stay naturally juicy and sweet when cooked, and give a lovely tang against the almonds.

Peach melba tart

With peaches and raspberries baked in a smooth, creamy custard, this modern version of the classic peach Melba is sure to be a hit with guests.

Lulu’s treacle tart

olive magazine deputy editor Lulu’s best one yet. This simple recipe for the classic treacle tart is perfect for Sunday lunch with family and friends.


Cherry blondie tart

A delicious recipe for a chocolate tart. Readymade pastry makes this easy, but it’s still special enough to serve friends and family. Cherries and white chocolate are a surprisingly good combo.

Cherry blondie tart