- Step 1
Preheat oven to 200°C.
- Step 2
Place the tart shells on a baking tray and fill each pastry shell with a little jam. Place the butter and sugar in a bowl and beat until light and fluffy, then beat in the egg until combined. Add the almond meal, flour and almond essence, and stir until well combined. Spoon into the pastry shells, bake for 12-15 minutes, and allow to cool.
- Step 3
Meanwhile, sift the icing sugar into a bowl, then combine with about 1 tablespoon of water and stir until smooth. Spoon the icing over the cooled tarts and top with a cherry half.