Afternoon tea just wouldn't be complete without at least one great English tea sandwich. Among the favorites are delightful cucumber tea sandwiches.
Not only are they incredibly easy to make, but these bites also have a cool and refreshing flavor that is perfect for summer when cucumbers are in season. Featuring fresh ingredients, these recipes are an absolute delight with your favorite tea.
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Salmon and Cucumber Tea Sandwiches
Salmon is an equally popular ingredient for finger sandwiches and it pairs nicely with cucumber.
Although this recipe is for regular sandwiches, you can easily modify it to make finger sandwiches. Simply use white bread and less filling. Remove the crust, then cut each full-size sandwich into four small triangles.
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Cucumber and Cream Cheese Tea Sandwiches
Kids adore this simple cucumber finger sandwich recipe, making it a great addition to a kids' party. The cream cheese adds a soft texture and you can add parsley or chives if you like. Best of all, these can be prepared in advance and chilled overnight.
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Veggie Cream Cheese Tea Sandwich
This versatile tea sandwich recipe can be prepared will all kinds of vegetables. It's immensely popular with kids, too.
Choose any combination of bell peppers, onions, watercress, carrots, and spinach. Add more English cucumbers than the other vegetables to give the veggie cream cheese a lighter flavor.
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Cucumber and Fresh Herb Tramezzini
Tramezzini are Italian finger sandwiches and they're a fun, easy alternative to the British variety. The key to making this one fabulous is to use homemade mayonnaise. From there, you'll simply add cucumber, chives, dill, and a pinch of salt.Continue to 5 of 5 below.
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Cucumber and Mint Tea Sandwiches
A favorite among tea sandwiches, fresh mint gives these easy cucumber tea sandwiches a summery flavor. They are seasoned with just a hint of lemon and salt and pepper to suit your taste.
Try these with Moroccan mint green tea or with an iced spearmint or peppermint infusion.