Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins
I make sandwiches every year for my children's birthday parties and they are always extremely popular. A friend recently asked me for the recipe but didn't make them so well. I figured out that the order had to be precise for the sandwiches to be as tasty as possible. So here is my method for making the perfect sandwich.
- 8 slices white bread (very soft sliced bread with the crusts cut off)
- 8 slices brown bread (very soft sliced bread with the crusts cut off)
- butter (tastes better than margarine but make sure you soften it first)
- ketchup (can use reduced sugar version)
- mayonnaise (a good quality one with whole eggs)
- 8 slices ham (lean, can be smoked)
- 8 slices gouda cheese (can use other yellow cheese but please not processed cheese slices!)
- Generously butter the bread slices and arrange on your bench so that each sandwich has one slice white and one slice brown bread.
- Spread the mayonnaise on the white buttered bread making sure to get right to the edges of the slice so that the ends don't get dry.
- Place a slice of cheese over the mayonnaise.
- Spread ketchup thinly over the brown slice, again making sure you go to the edges and then cover with a slice of ham.
- Place the two pieces together, then press gently down on a cutting board and slice diagonally twice so that you have 4 triangular pieces.
- Continue with the other slices until you have 32 pieces which you arrange points facing up on a platter.
- Cover with cling film and chill for 2-3 hours before needed.
- Decorate the platter with chips scattered over if you like.