Blueberry jam tart

The blueberry jam tart is a tart filled with jam and decorated with delicious meringues.This dessert is excellent as a dessert at the end of a meal, a snack or to accompany an afternoon tea. The shortcrust pastry of this tart it is the same recipe with which I prepared the Classic Italian tart, a recipe from my mother, a soft shortcrust pastry that contains a delicious homemade jam.

Blueberry jam tart

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  • DifficultyEasy
  • CostCheap
  • Preparation time30 Minutes
  • Rest time2 Hours
  • Cooking time45 Minutes
  • Serving10-12
  • Cooking methodOven
  • CuisineItalian


21/2 cups flour
3/4 cup unsalted butter
3/4 cup sugar
3 yolks
1 egg
1 vanilla bean
1 pinch salt
1 cup blueberry jam
Some meringue


1 Rolling pin
1 Baking Tray
1 Bowl


Arrange the sifted flour on a pastry board, add the butter into small pieces and rub the flour and butter between your hands until it is waterproof. Add the sugar and vanilla, a pinch of salt and continue to work it with your hands. Finally, pour in the egg, the yolks and knead everything quickly. Form a loaf, wrap it in plastic wrap and put it in the fridge for at least half an hour before using it. You can make the pastry with a mixer or even better with a food processor or a planetary mix cutter. Roll out the dough to 12 inches in diameter. Then, carefully transfer the dough to a 9 inch cake pan gently insert it into the cake pan, cut off the excess dough. Pour in the jam, spread it well with the help of a spoon. Cook for 45 minutes at 180 ° C. Remove from the oven and allow to cool before unmolding.
Cut into squares and decorate with meringues.

Blueberry jam tart

Cook’s Tips

To work better, it is important to let the shortcrust pastry rest for at least 30 minutes in the fridge but if you left it overnight it is better.

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Blueberry jam tart

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