Easy cucumber sandwiches recipe that is simple and takes less than 15 minutes to make. This British tea sandwiches are light, refreshing and delicious. It is perfect for afternoon teas, kids' parties, meetings, and gatherings. Learn how to make cucumber sandwiches with cream cheese or without cream cheese.
Course: Appetizer, Lunch
Cuisine: American, British
Keyword: cucumber sandwiches, cucumber sandwiches recipe, how to make cucumber sandwiches, tea sandwiches
Servings: 16finger sandwiches
½of a wholeCucumberEnglish cucumber
1.5tablespoonButter or Mayonnaise
⅛teaspoonBlack pepperor to taste
½teaspoonParsleyminced or any herbs of choice.
Scrape the skin off the cucumber and slice thinly. Set aside.
In a bowl, add the cream cheese, butter or mayonnaise, black pepper, salt and parsley then mix till combined.
Spread some of the cream cheese mixture over a slice of the bread then layer with some of the cucumber slices.If not using cream cheese, leave it outand double the butter.
Place another slice of bread over the layered one then trim the crust and cut the sandwiches into fingers.Serve and enjoy
You can use a mandoline slicer for even, thin cucumber slices.
Adjust salt, pepper and herbs to your taste.
You can add mayonnaise to the spread if you'd like.
Make sure the bread is covered with the spread before adding cucumbers so as to avoid soggy sandwiches.