Monday, November 3, 2014

Cheerful Cucumber Sandwiches

     The other sandwiches we made are these delicate Cucumber Tea Sandwiches with strawberries, Devonshire cream and basil.  They were a big hit at the shower.
Recipe from Key Ingredient

What you need:

2 Tbsp fresh basil leave (finely chopped)
1 TBsp lemon zest
8 slices of white bread
1 large English Cucumber (thinly sliced into 24 pieces)
3 large strawberries (thinly sliced)

How to make them:

Combine the Devonshire cream, basil, and lemon zest in a small bowl.
Fold until well combined.
Spread a thin layer of cream on one side of each slice of bread.
Add an even layer of cucumber slices to four of the bread slices, then top the cucumbers with an even layer of strawberry slices.
Place the other four slices of bread (with the cream) cream side down on the strawberry slices.
Slice the crust off the sandwiches.
Then slice each sandwich into 4 smaller triangles or squares, then ENJOY!

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