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Tea Sandwich Recipes

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Cucumber tea sandwiches are a classic afternoon tea food.

Lindsey Goodwin
Tea sandwiches (also known as "finger sandwiches") are small, crustless sandwiches that can be consumed in a few bites. They are often paired with teas and other foods (like scones) during afternoon tea (a.k.a. "high tea" or "low tea"), but they can also be enjoyed as a snack without tea. Learn to make tea sandwiches (including traditional English tea sandwiches, cucumber tea sandwiches, ham finger sandwiches and salmon tea sandwiches) for an elegant afternoon tea or a fun kids' party with this tea sandwich recipe collection.

Cucumber Tea Sandwiches

Cucumber tea sandwiches are classic finger sandwiches that are usually made with white bread, butter, cream cheese or mayonnaise, and peeled, seeded, sliced cucumber. Salmon Tea Sandwiches

Salmon tea sandwiches are typically made with thinly sliced smoked salmon (or lox) and dark bread (such as whole wheat, pumpernickel, dark rye or seeded, grainy breads). Egg Salad, Chicken Salad, Shrimp Salad & Tuna Salad Tea Sandwiches

Egg salad, chicken salad, shrimp salad and tuna salad finger sandwiches are all excellent additions to afternoon tea meals. Other Tea Sandwiches

Other popular tea sandwiches include ham finger sandwiches, veggie cream cheese tea sandwiches and tomato tea sandwiches.

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