Sweet tart recipes

Serve one of our indulgent sweet tarts for a dinner party dessert. We've got chocolate tarts, lemon tarts, Bakewell slices, tarte Tatin, custard tarts and more.

229 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

You can make it up to two days ahead. Any leftovers will make a welcome treat with a cup of coffee the next day

25 mins
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111 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Gregg Wallace fell in love with Michel Roux Snr's lemon tart at first bite. This is his version of the classic recipe

2 hrs
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65 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Get ahead this weekend and make this indulgent, freezable treat, perfect for pud or with a cup of tea

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
28 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

With buttery pastry and a creamy filling, it's no wonder this dish has become a classic

1 hr and 45 mins
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40 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Dark and sticky caramel, sweet apples and crisp pastry combine to make this heavenly French dessert. And with Raymond Blanc's recipe, you can make it perfectly every time

1 hr and 35 mins
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83 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
27 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Make this cornflake cake for a fabulously easy family dessert that uses simple ingredients. With a pastry case and jam base, it's delicious served with custard

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 2.7 out of 5 star rating

Create a stunning geometric design on this tropical fruit tart using triangles of mango and kiwi or dragon fruit and pineapple - or dream up your own

1 hr
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Vegetarian
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Think of this summer fruit tart with whipped mascarpone as an oversized millefeuille. It’s very easy to make, but impressive enough for a special gathering

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
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
3 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

Impress your guests with an easy, delicious baked lemon tart. The magical sherbet flavour of lemon verbena leaves will take this classic dessert to new heights

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
59 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A dinner party version of teatime favourite, millionaire's shortbread. It's not too bitter, so the kids will love it too

2 hrs
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1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Revamp the classic tarte tatin and try our vibrant veg version. Our butternut squash tarte is delicious served warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
51 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A buttery pastry case with a layer of caramel and just a hint of salt, studded with nuts and finished with a fudge filling

1 hr and 30 mins
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56 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy an incredible half-fat version of this classic dessert, which tastes every bit as good as the original

1 hr and 40 mins
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29 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Juicy peaches, sweet almonds, melt-in-the-mouth pastry... you'll want a large slice of this one

2 hrs
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Impress your guests with this decadent chocolate and date tart in a shortcrust pastry case. Suitable for vegans, it's sure to go down a treat with everyone

1 hr and 10 mins
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8 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Save time by using ready-made pastry and custard powder for this easy Manchester tart – it still has all the lovely flavours of this classic northern dessert

55 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
31 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

There's something so honest about a custard tart, simply topped with a grating of nutmeg

1 hr and 50 mins
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30 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Use Mary Cadogan's shortcrust pastry case recipe as the base for this gorgeous summery tart

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

An easy family favourite with buttery pastry and sweet dulce de leche. We recommend a generous dollop of cream to serve

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
23 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This zingy tart has a wonderful flavour and is a great way to cook with passion friut

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
30 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Gordon adds a touch of spice to the ultimate French classic to create the definitive autumn pudding

1 hr
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30 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A smarter version of the traditional rhubarb crumble, perfect for dinner parties - use ready-made dessert pastry to keep it simple

2 hrs
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