Another traditional high tea treat. On this one I also mixed 1 part butter to 2 parts cream cheese. Yummy. If you need to make tea sandwiches in advance and need to keep them from drying out, cover them loosely with a sheet of wax paper and then place a damp kitchen towel over the wax paper (never place a damp towel directly on top of the bread because the sandwiches will become soggy). Refrigerate. When ready to serve, remove from refrigerator. Uncover sandwiches just before serving.
So simple and so good! Made two of your sandwiches in a week and I'm in love with both of them.This one is DD's favorite new sandwich. No brown bread so I just used white. I used again Naneh - Mint Paste ( Persian) for mint. I made little ones for DD's size.Thanks for sharing another great recipe.
What a refreshing little treat. I used basic items I had on hand for these. I had a thinly sliced loaf of very soft white bread, a hot house cucumber, good European butter, and dried spearmint. The mint is definitely the finishing touch, even in dried form. Just making these cucumber sandwiches made me want to throw a tea party. I will surely be making these sandwiches often over the summer with cucumbers from my garden. No cucumber tastes as marvelous as one freshly plucked from the vine and still warm from the sun. Next time I make these I plan on using a good multi-grain loaf, the texture of different grains would compliment the cucumbers and butter when chilled. Radishes might be a pleasant addition also. Excited to keep experimenting with different variations.
Easy to make and lovely flavor! Great for a light veggie sandwich...the mint definitely makes this complete. I used one slice of white and one slice of wheat for each sandwich, great color contrast for presentation. Thanks for sharing!
I made these sandwiches for a get together for people who had gone on a trip to England. I felt cucumber sandwiches were an appropriate snack and they were indeed lovely and refreshing. Thanks for posting!
Loved them! I love everything English lol This is a keeper!
A fantabulous keeper to make over and over again! So simple and delish! I used dried mint (I don't like the texture of fresh, and it's easier to keep around), the combination of mint and cucumber was so crisp, light, and refreshing while the salt and pepper added a little zing. It's nice to know that a broke student can dine like royalty! But I didn't cut the crusts off because they're the best part. :) A wonderful pick for Veggie Swap 20.
Thumbs up for this one. An 80+ friend of ours first introduced this to us and DH got hooked! Didn't know it was really a recipe (and a fancy named one too!) until I happen to find this. Adding the mint surely upped it!. Thanks, FT!
Tasty sandwiches. Thanks, French Tart, for the good description of how to prepare the cucumbers. Even though I made these up in the morning and refrigerated them until late afternoon tea time, the filling was still nice and crisp. I found I needed more than one cucumber - used two - but maybe mine were smaller. Several guests commented about how nice the mint was. Thanks again, FT.