Jam Tarts

Makes 12, 15 minutes Preparation, 15 minutes Cooking

Filled with Strawberry and Apricot jam, our tasty St George shield jam tarts are a good patriotic treat!


  • 6 tbsps Strawberry Jam
  • 6 tbsps Apricot Jam
  • 50g Caster Sugar
  • 300g Plain Flour
  • 200g Butter, softened
  • 100ml Water


  1. Preheat the oven to 200oC/400oF/Gas mark 6.
  2. Lightly grease two 6-holed cupcake tray
  3. In a large mixing bowl sift in the Flour and rub in the softened Butter, until it resembles breadcrumbs.
  4. Add the water a tablespoon at a time and mix until it forms a soft but not wet dough.
  5. On a lightly floured surface roll until the pastry is 1cm thick.
  6. Using a round cutter cut out 12 circles (if there’s pastry leftover roll out and cut out more shapes)
  7. Place each pastry circle into the cupcakes tray holes.
  8. Spoon the strawberry jam into 6 pastry tarts, and the apricot jam into the remaining pastry.
  9. Place the trays in the oven and bake for 15 minutes until the pastry has turned a light golden brown.
  10. Remove the Jam Tarts from the oven and leave to cool on a cooling rack.
  11. Once the pastry and jam tarts have cooled, arrange them on a plate in the shape of the St George cross, and enjoy immediately.

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