Best sweet tart recipes
Try our sweet bakes for afternoon tea treats and showstopping desserts, from cherry bakewell tart to chocolate brownie pecan tart and piña colada tartlets
Looking for sweet tart recipes? Want the perfect treacle tart? Check out our ideas below then check out our chocolate tart recipes for great make-ahead desserts. For the very best kit, read our best tart tins review.
Best sweet tart recipes
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Packed with seasonal fresh apricots and a nutty frangipane encased in crispy sweet pastry, this buttery galette makes an impressive dinner party dessert.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Our brown butter frangipane tart is a super impressive dessert to serve to a group of friends, or freeze for later.
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.
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.
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.
Try our perfect lemon tart, decorated with candied lemon. Serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream to cut through the tartness.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.