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Puff pastry dessert recipes

From summery fruit tarts and stewed fruit pastries to Christmassy mince pies, these puff pastry dessert recipes will surely satisfy your sweet cravings.

3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Think apple turnover made into one big pie in this super-simple pudding with a caramelised apple centre. Serve with a scoop of ice cream or double cream

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make these super-easy jam turnovers from simple squares of shop-bought puff pastry and your favourite jam. Dust with icing sugar and serve with clotted cream

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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8 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Serve this vibrant lemon curd and passion fruit tart as an easy dessert or sweet treat. Its tropical flavours make it perfect for summer

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
10 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Sandwich creamy vanilla custard between two layers of crisp puff pastry in these golden slices. A luxurious patisserie addition to an afternoon tea.

2 hrs and 5 mins
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2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make the most of plums in late summer and bake them in a pastry case with a pistachio and custard filling. They're well worth the effort

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

A dartois is a delicate puff pastry tart, filled with frangipane and fresh fruit - a winning dessert if you're entertaining guests

1 hr and 40 mins
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Vegetarian
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Serve this festive French-inspired mincemeat, marzipan and apple tarte with crème fraîche to cut through the sweetness. It's a fabulous Christmas dessert

55 mins
Easy
9 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

What could be more decadent than a super-sized pastel de nata? These iconic tarts from Lisbon are made with flaky pastry and a perfectly set custard filling

2 hrs and 10 mins
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Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Using shop-bought puff pastry makes this dazzling summer tart topped with stone fruit, almond paste and dollops of meringue super quick to prepare

55 mins
More effort
10 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This open fruit tart looks and tastes fantastic for very little effort – frangipane flavours complement sugar plums

30 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Frangipane and berry individual puff pastry parcels - for a special touch decorate with your guests' initials

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Turn strawberries and cream into a pudding to remember with the simple addition of puff pastry sheets

40 mins
Easy
8 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

These delicious fruit pastries are a must for your next brunch

45 mins
Easy
6 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Lighter than a traditional mince pie, these sweet pecan pastries are a delicious twist on this Christmas favourite

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
84 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A gorgeous looking tart that is fantastic for any occasion - from morning tea to decadent dessert

30 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A quick but impressive autumnal tart, made using ready-made puff pastry to keep life simple

40 mins
Easy
8 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

These mini bakewell bites combine pastry and cake are designed for making in batches and cooking from frozen

55 mins
Easy
6 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Bake easy mince pies using ready-made puff pastry and a jar of mincemeat. You can perk up a shop-bought filling, too, with orange zest and a splash of brandy

Easy
Vegetarian
12 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Bake these cinnamon swirl and mince pie mash-ups for your next festive gathering. They're easy to make and a fun alternative to traditional pies 

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
19 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A simple seasonal pud with a crunchy topping

35 mins
Easy
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