Cherry bakewell tarts on a wire tray

Cherry recipes

Celebrate fresh summer produce with our sweet and savoury cherry recipes. Try fruity jams, scones, muffins, tarts and other baked goods.

44 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Use shop-bought pastry to make our easy bakewell tarts. Simply layer jam, frangipane and icing inside a shortcrust case for a nostalgic teatime treat

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
248 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

If you know someone who likes bakewell tart, then they will just love this cake – it’s full of almond flavour and sandwiched with cherry jam

45 mins
Easy
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1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Use spelt pastry for this free-form pie, as its nuttiness complements the frangipane. The combination of squishy baked cherries and juicy fresh ones is lovely

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Make this classic pie whilst cherries are in season. It's the perfect summer dessert served just warm with plenty of cream or ice cream

1 hr and 40 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
6 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

A gluten-free light bake that uses polenta in place of flour and orange blossom to flavour a drizzle syrup

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
12 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make the most of juicy cherries in this cake, enriched with almonds and soured cream, and finished with a crumble topping. It's delicious with custard 

1 hr and 55 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Serve this cherry, chocolate and rose ice cream in cones for the kids, or in slices for a dinner party dessert. You don't need an ice cream maker to make it

4 hrs and 15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
8 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

Treat yourself in the morning to this healthy oat bake packed with cocoa nibs, hazelnuts, porridge oats and dried cherries. It's delicious served with yogurt

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

If you're a fan of the tart, what could be better than a bakewell cocktail? Vodka, amaretto, apple juice, egg white and cherry combine for the ultimate tipple

10 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Use summer cherries to make this easy oat-topped crumble. Perfect with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, it makes a superb summertime dessert 

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Try using frozen cherries for ease to make this vibrant smoothie. Serve on its own or with brunch. Kids will love it, too

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
42 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

If you’ve got a spare half-an-hour, whip up these easy muffins and freeze them for when you need them

40 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

These puffed up beauties are actually a sweet version of a Yorkie and are of German origin. Normally eaten for breakfast, make them dessert with boozy, syrupy cherries and ice cream

40 mins
More effort
2 ratings 2.7 out of 5 star rating

Celebrate cherries with this homemade cherry jam. Perfect in cakes or slathered over fresh bread, it also makes a lovely gift for family and friends

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
10 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

You'll flip over these next level fluffy American pancakes – the perfect indulgent brunch treat. Serve with our tangy cherry syrup and irresistible maple syrup and bacon

40 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Combine the classic flavours of coconut, pineapple and rum in this retro pudding that comes with a fabulous custard. A perfect winter dining centrepiece

2 hrs and 50 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

This smooth duck liver parfait with a hint of Grand Marnier and Morello cherry jam can be made ahead, ready for a dinner party. Serve on toast as a starter or canapé

55 mins
Easy
34 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Sweeten up your scones with this easy recipe - ideal for a posh afternoon tea

30 mins
Easy
4 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

The perfect summer dessert - fruity, sweet and delicious

55 mins
Easy
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This impressive looking dessert is a chocolate lover's dream and no one will guess it uses just four ingredients

25 mins
Easy
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Ripe sweet cherries, creamy ricotta and salty prosciutto combine beautifully on these little toasts - the perfect nibble for a summer party

9 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Serve this stunning cherry and marzipan dessert warm with clotted cream or crème fraîche. Any leftovers can be reheated as a breakfast pastry

1 hr and 30 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Chocolate soil is a big restaurant trend at the moment - serve alongside your melting-middle pud for serious wow factor

1 hr and 30 mins
More effort
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Make up a batch of cherry gin to drink neat, mix with tonic, or try with sparkling water and a slice of lemon for a refreshing alternative to a G&T

10 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
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