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Best sweet tart recipes

Fig tart with brandy cream

This fancy filo tart sings of autumn, filled with sweet juicy figs and served with warming brandy cream.

A whole filo pastry fig tart

Bakewell tart

Create a classic British bakewell tart with step-by-step help. Try this recipe with other seasonal fruits such as strawberries or cherries, if you like.

Bakewell Tart Recipe

Manchester tart

Recreate a classic British dish with this sweet Manchester tart – homemade custard really elevates the flavour although you can buy the pastry pre-made to speed things up.

A custard tart topped with raspberries and dusted with icing sugar on a white plate with a pink background

Toffee apple croissant tart

Croissant dough makes a brilliant stand-in for pastry in this free-form tart. The caramel sauce combines with the juicy apple to make a luscious filling.

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Toffee apple croissant tart with a piece taken out an a jug of custard on the side

Crunchy filo crinkle tart recipe

The pleated filo creates a crisp and crunchy topping for this easy but impressive custard tart.

Rectangular crinkle-topped filo tart on a white background

Spiced pumpkin tart

Pumpkin pie gets taken up a notch with an infusion of warming cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg and topped with grated roast hazelnuts.

Spiced pumpkin tart on a grey plate with a red background

Rhubarb and apple pie

We love rhubarb for its vibrancy and tangy flavour, and here we celebrate it in this fruit pie with latticed shortcrust pastry. Serve with cream, custard or ice cream and dig in.

Two black bowls filled with a slab of rhubarb pie and a side of vanilla ice cream

Cornflake tart

Recreate a staple school dinner with our revamped cornflake tart recipe, combining fresh berry jam with added peanuts for extra crunch. Serve with custard or cream for a family-friendly pudding.

A wooden background topped with a golden pastry tart with cornflakes on top

Jam tarts

This is a perfect tea-time recipe for the whole family. Recruit the kids to help you dolloping jam into the delicate pastry cases and use different jams to get a multicoloured plateful.

Mini jam tarts on a serving plate, with multicoloured jam fillings

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.

Tarte Tatin Recipe

Almond apple tart

A beautiful, crowd-pleasing dessert that makes the most of sticky golden syrup, sweet apples, and both ground and whole almonds. Best served with ice cream.

Square tart topped with sliced apples and walnuts

Limoncello tart

Add a bit of a kick to your lemon dessert with our smooth and zingy limoncello tart, encased in buttery homemade pastry. Make this impressive pudding for a light yet seriously moreish dinner party dessert.

Limoncello Tart Recipe

Portuguese custard tarts

Make classic Portuguese custard tarts Pastéis de Nata with step-by-step help from the olive test kitchen. Dusting the pastry with icing sugar gives the tarts a golden, caramelised crust when cooked.

Portuguese custard tarts on a cooling rack

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.

Classic Treacle Tart Recipe

No-bake chocolate and PX sherry tart

Christmas puds need lots of chocolate, a healthy amount of alcohol and a lot of cream. Raisiny pedro ximénez sherry adds classic festive flavour to this delicious chocolate tart. It’s also a no-bake recipe so can be whipped up with little effort.

No-Bake Chocolate Tart with PX Sherry

Hazelnut frangipane and apricot galette

Packed with seasonal fresh apricots and a nutty frangipane encased in crispy sweet pastry, this buttery galette makes an impressive dinner party dessert.

Galette Recipe with Hazelnut Frangipane and Apricots

Chocolate and peanut caramel tart

This is a chocolate lovers dream especially if you love a classic snickers chocolate bar too. Go nuts over our epic chocolate tart with crumbly peanut pastry. Plenty more chocolate recipes here.

Chocolate Caramel Tart Recipe with Peanuts

Flaky rhubarb tart with star anise custard

Put rhubarb at the centre in this pretty afternoon tea idea. Puff pastry makes this tart extra flaky, with sharp rhubarb and a creamy star anise custard.

Rhubarb Puff Pastry Tart with Custard

Vanilla custard tart and smoked butter caramel

Check out this silky custard tart with vanilla and smoked butter caramel, from chef Chase Lovecky of Two Lights in East London. If you can’t find smoked butter, use normal butter instead and finish it with smoked salt, which is readily available.

Vanilla Custard tart Recipe with Caramel

Cherry jam and almond galettes

Check out our almond galettes with whole black cherries and cherry jam. These mini tarts are made easy with ready-made puff pastry and a simple homemade almond frangipane.

Almond Frangipane Recipe with Cherries

Butterscotch banoffee tart

Check out this creamy chocolate tart recipe with juicy bananas, salted caramel and old school butterscotch Angel Delight. Impress your friends and family with this super indulgent dessert.

Banoffee Pie Recipe with Butterscotch

Chocolate tart with caramel

Check out this impressive looking caramel tart from Edd Kimber. This decadent dessert recipe with nuts, chocolate ganache and coffee, is the perfect way to finish a sophisticated dinner party.

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Caramel Tart Recipe with Chocolate Ganache, Nuts and Coffee

Brown butter frangipane and nectarine tart

Our brown butter frangipane tart is a super impressive dessert to serve to a group of friends, or freeze for later.

Brown Butter Frangipane and Nectarine Tart

Apple and almond galette

Pair apples with almonds in this restaurant-quality galette, made simple with shop-bought pastry. The recipe comes from London's The Grand Duchess.

A round white plate toped with Apple and almond galette scattered with flaked almonds

Cranberry tart with cinnamon cream

Fill a tart case with cranberry curd for the ultimate festive dessert this Christmas. Serve with sweet whipped cinnamon cream.

A bright red sweet tart with Christmassy paraphernalia in the background

Moldavian layered pie with hemp cream

This traditional Eastern Romanian sweet pie sees layers of flatbread soaked in a honey syrup and spread with a hemp seed filling.

Moldavian layered pie on a silver tray on top of a white patterned tablecloth

Cherry and pistachio bakewell galette

Check out this easy twist on the classic British bakewell tart. Pistachios add a vivid green colour and richness to the traditional almond filling. Chilling the tart before baking helps set the shape so don’t skip that step.

Bakewell Tart with Cherries and Pistachio galette cut up into triangles and served on round white plates on a rustic white table

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.

Eggnog custard tart

If you love egg custard tarts then you'll love Edd Kimber's Christmas inspired eggnog custard tart. Why not impress your guests with this dessert recipe, it may take a little time to make, but it's definitely worth it.

Eggnog Custard Tart Recipe With Stars On Top

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.

Toffee Banana Tart Recipe

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.

Chocolate Brownie Pecan Tart Recipe

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.

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.

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.

Linzer Tart Recipe with Raspberry and Pistachio

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 Recipe

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