Fresh cherry bakewell tarts
Waitrose and Partners

Fresh cherry bakewell tarts

Martha Collison's mini tarts are perfect for picnics or afternoon tea – make them in a muffin tin or miniature tart cases if you have them.

  • Makes10
  • CourseDessert
  • Prepare30 mins
  • Cook25 mins
  • Total time55 mins


  • 225g plain flour, plus extra for dusting
  • 25g icing sugar
  • 125g butter, chilled and diced

For the filling

  • 175g cherries, pitted and chopped
  • 75g caster sugar

For the frangipane

  • 75g butter, softened
  • 75g caster sugar
  • 1 British Blacktail Free Range Medium Egg
  • 100g pack ground almonds
  • 1 tsp almond extract

For the topping

  • 150g icing sugar
  • 10 cherries, to finish