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Mini Jam Tarts
35Total Time
15Prep Time
20Bake Time

Mini Jam Tarts

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About our mini jam tarts

We all know afternoon tea is just not the same without jam tarts, and these mini jam tarts are perfectly paired with a cup of tea.

In our recipe we've used a mixture of jams including strawberry, raspberry, and apricot. But you can use any of your favourite jam or even lemon curd.

Looking for more simple afternoon tea recipes? Give our easy scones a go or our teacakes.

35Total Time
15Prep Time
20Bake Time


  1. Step 1:

    Preheat the oven to 190˚C (170°C fan, 375˚F, gas mark 5).

  2. Step 2:

    Place the flour into a large bowl. Add the diced butter and rub the butter in using the fingertips, until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.

  3. Step 3:

    Stir in the sugar. Add the egg yolk and 1-3 tbsp of chilled water and mix with a palette knife until the dough starts to come together in a ball.

  4. Step 4:

    Knead very briefly to make the dough smooth then chill in the fridge for 20 minutes to rest.

  5. Step 5:

    Place the dough onto a floured work surface and roll to about 3mm thickness.

  6. Step 6:

    Cut circles of dough with a cutter, to fit a small tart tin. Prick the base of each one gently with a fork.

  7. Step 7:

    Spoon a teaspoonful of jam into each pastry case. Roll any remaining pastry and cut tiny shapes to place on top of the jam.

  8. Step 8:

    Bake for 20 minutes until golden. Leave to cool on a cooling rack before eating - jam gets very hot!


    • 150g Allinson's Plain White Flour
    • 75g Butter (unsalted) (chilled, diced)
    • 3 tbsp Silver Spoon Caster Sugar
    • 1 Egg yolk(s) (free range)
    • 12 tsp Jam (strawberry, raspberry, apricot)
    •  Lemon curd (optional filling)

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