Berry Jam Tarts on a wooden serving board

Berry Jam Tarts

We love Mums ‘BERRY’ much!

Show your Mum just how much you LOVE her with this homemade berry jam tart recipe.

Brekkie, morning tea or dessert – Mum can enjoy these anytime of the day.

Wholesome Patisserie
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Serves: 24 small tarts



Tart Shells



  1. Place all ingredients into a medium sized pot over medium heat and bring to a simmer.
  2. Once simmering, cook mixture for 10-15 minutes until all the berries have broken down and the mixture has thickened into a jam like consistency. Help the berries break down by using a spatula to flatten them.
  3. Once cooked, remove from heat and pour into a clean bowl.
  4. Place in the refrigerator to set.

Tart Shells

  1. In a high-speed food processor, add flour, icing sugar and chopped butter. Process until crumbly.
  2. With processor still running, add egg yolk through the shoot and enough of the iced water until mixture forms a dough.
  3. Turn dough onto a lightly floured work surface. gently knead until smooth.
  4. Divide the dough in half and roll one half between 2 sheets of baking paper until 3mm thick. Place on a flat baking tray. Repeat this method with other dough half. Refrigerate rolled out dough for 30 minutes.
  5. Preheat oven to 200°C (390°F).
  6. Grease 2 x 12-hole shallow round-based patty pans. Set aside.
  7. Using a 6cm round cookie cutter, cut out rounds from each piece of chilled dough. Re-roll scraps as necessary.
  8. Press cut out dough into greased patty tray. Lightly prick the base each shell with a fork. Refrigerate for a further 20 minutes.
  9. Remove from refrigerator and bake shells for 5 minutes.
  10. Remove from oven and dollop approx. 1 tablespoon of prepared jam into each shell, filling each nearly to the top.
  11. Return tarts to oven and bake for a further 10-12 minutes or until jam begins to bubble and pastry shells are lightly golden.
  12. Remove and set aside for 2 minutes to cool slightly.
  13. Remove tarts from pan and transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
  14. Dust with extra icing sugar and serve. May also serve warm.
A box of Organic Times Icing Sugar next to Berry Jam Tarts on a wooden serving board

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