Cucumber & Mint Tea Sandwiches Recipe

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Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 0 mins
Total: 15 mins
Servings: 9 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
55 Calories
5g Fat
2g Carbs
0g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 9
Amount per serving
Calories 55
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Cholesterol 14mg 5%
Sodium 13mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Protein 0g
Calcium 10mg 1%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Cucumber finger sandwiches are a classic afternoon tea recipe. In this summery and simple cucumber tea sandwich recipe, fresh mint provides a cooling flavor.

In summertime, try cucumber and mint tea sandwiches with an iced mint tea recipe, such as an iced mint green tea recipe or mint Arnold Palmer recipe. Yum!


  • 1 loaf white bread (such as buttermilk bread)
  • 1 English cucumber (thinly sliced, peeling is optional)
  • 2 large sprigs fresh mint (leaves only, chopped or whole)
  • 4 tablespoons butter (softened)
  • Optional: lemon juice (to taste)

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. For every two slices of bread, spread both slices evenly and thinly with butter.

  3. Cover one side of the sandwich with sliced cucumber in one to two layers.

  4. Add a thin layer of fresh mint.

  5. Season with lemon juice, salt and/or pepper.

  6. Put the slices together, cut off the crusts and slice the sandwich diagonally two times to create four triangle finger sandwiches.

  7. Serve and enjoy!

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