These dainty jam tarts make a delicious afternoon tea treat. Why not go a step further and make one of our homemade jam recipes to fill them? Our fruity selection includes strawberry jam, cherry jam, pear jam, plum jam, rhubarb jam and blackberry jam.

Also check out more desserts using jam, such as our jam and coconut sponge, Manchester tart, Bakewell tart, cornflake tart and steamed jam pudding.


  • 400g flour
  • 200g butter, chilled and diced
  • 50g golden caster sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 orange, grated rind
  • jam


  • STEP 1

    Whizz 400g flour and 200g chilled and diced butter to breadcrumbs in a food processor.
    Add 50g golden caster sugar and mix. Add 2 egg yolks and grated rind 1 orange and pulse until it comes together into a dough (you might need to add a splash of water).
    Wrap in clingfilm and chill for 20 minutes.

  • STEP 2

    Heat oven to 190c/fan 170c/gas 5. Roll out the pastry and stamp out circles big enough to fit 2 × 12-hole jam tart tins.
    Bake for 15 minutes, then add small spoonfuls of jam to each and bake for 5 mins.

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