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5 from 1 vote

Easy Jam Tarts

Crisp flakey pastry cases filled with fruity jam makes for a quick and simple bake - ideal for making with children and perfect with clotted cream.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Resting Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Afternoon Tea, Dessert
Cuisine: British
Keyword: easy, jam, pastry, tarts
Servings: 12 tarts
Author: Choclette


  • 125 g wholemeal spelt flour
  • 125 g plain flour
  • 150 g unsalted butter
  • pinch of sea salt
  • 3 tbsp yoghurt
  • 12 heaped tsp of jam


  • Cut butter into flour, salt and cinnamon and either rub between finger tips or pulse in a food processor until the mixture resembles coarse breadcrumbs.
  • Stir in the yoghurt with a knife until the mixture comes together into a ball,
  • Cover and leave to rest in the fridge or a cool place for ½ hr.
  • Roll out on a floured surface to about 3mm thick.
  • Cut circles with a pastry cutter big enough to line a 12 hole tart tin - about 6 cm.
  • Press the circles into the holes and place a heaped teaspoon of jam into each one.
  • Bake at 200℃ for about 10 to 15 minutes or until the pastry is crisp and golden.


The pastry will make 36 jam tarts, but any not used can be kept in the fridge for a few days to be used for another purpose.