Sweethearts Recipe


Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time25 Min
Ready In55 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings6
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Shortcrust pastry1⁄2 (Using 4 Ounce Flour)
 Margarine2 Teaspoon (To Grease Tin)
 Flour45 Milliliter (3 Tablespoon, To Flour Board)
 Cherry60 Milliliter (4 Tablespoon)
 Double cream1⁄4 Pint (150 Milliliter)
 Kirsch15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
 Chocolate2 Ounce, grated (Plus 2 Tablespoon Extra, To Decorate Tarts)
 Caster sugar2 Ounce (50 Gram)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 234 Calories from Fat 131

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g22.7%

Saturated Fat 2.1 g10.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1.7 mg0.1%

Total Carbohydrates 24 g7.9%

Dietary Fiber 0.97 g3.9%

Sugars 15.9 g

Protein 2 g3.3%

Vitamin A 1.3% Vitamin C 1.2%

Calcium 0.5% Iron 3.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Prepare the pastry, chill for about 15 min.
2) Preheat the oven to 400 Deg F (200 Deg C/Gas 6), well grease 12 patty tins.

3) On a lightly floured board, thinly roll out the pastry and shape out circles with a 3 1/2 inch cutter and line the greased tins; put a circlular greaseproof paper in each tin and place a few dried or baking beans over the paper.
4) Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 min until golden; remove , take out the beans and paper and cool tins.

5) Gently remove the tarts, spoon in the jam in each.
6) Stiffly whip the cream, stir in the kirsch, blend well, fold in the chocolate and sugar; finally
spoon the cream over the jam.

7) Garnish with the grated chocolate and serve on a dish.