History of our Traditional Bakewell Tart

A small family run business in the heart of the Peak District famous for its Traditional Bakewell Tarts and lots more delicious cakes and pastries which everyone loves. Homemade food and cakes are also served in our Coffee Shop all year round. Featured on the following TV shows The Great British Menu with Glyn Parnel Michelin Starred Chef, The Hairy Bikers, Matt Dawson's Monster Munchies and Ade in Britian. 

Shop FrontWhat is a Traditional Bakewell Tart - this is a very popular dessert using a recipe which has been passed down over generations.

Using sweet shortcrust pastry, cover with a layer of luxury jam, add a mixture of eggs, sugar, ground almonds and margarine. Fill the shortcrust pastry base with your ingredients and sprinkle with flaked almonds then bake in a warm oven.

Usually served warm with ice cream, custard or cream.

If you prefer a sweeter version cover your Bakewell Tart with white fondant and add a cherry on top. 

There are many different recipes which have been used over the years our Traditional Bakewell Tart has become one of the most popular; our customers return on a regular basis to eat our delicious Bakewell Tarts are featured regularly on TV.  The famous recipes are all kept safely locked away.

Our Traditional Bakewell Tarts along with Iced Cherry Bakewells, Jam and Coconut Tarts and Bakewell Puddings (these have a puff pastry base and were baked here in the 1870's for over 100 years using the original recipe from Mrs Greaves, which was passed on from her lawyer to the previous owner) are served daily in our Coffee Shop and are available to buy in our retail outlet or order online to be delivered to yourself or are ideal gifts for family, friends and colleagues all over the world. We can ice your personal message on a Cherry Bakewell Tart (up to 20 letters).

Great for any celebrations such as birthday treats or for sending messages of Thanks, Good Luck, Well Done, Congratulations, and to celebrate Christmas, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Valentines Day, birth of a baby, moving home.

They are made from the very best GM-free ingredients using free-range eggs and vegetable fats that are suitable for vegetarians.

We will hand write a personal message to send with your Bakewell Tart, please add your message in the box provide on the first page of Check-Out, if you require a specific delivery date please add the date after your message.