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07/03/2013 at 10:19
Mum is coming on Sunday and I am doing an afternoon tea.
I know I want sandwiches, scones, cakes and teas but what else can I add to make it more special and filling - there will be 4 adults and 2 children, so I need easy things to make.
What shall I out in the sandwiches?
And what cakes?
Anything else to add?
07/03/2013 at 10:27
When I had afternoon tea there was pastry tarts. Mine was mozerella and tomato. Only light and small, about fist size.
07/03/2013 at 10:28
Sandwiches I would do:
On white: cucumber, salmon & lemon & pepper, coronation chicken,
On brown: ham, cheese & pickle
Are you going to make little cakes or big ones & slice? Carrot, lemon, coffe & walnut, choc muffins...
07/03/2013 at 10:29
we had afternoon tea for our weddng,
we had sandwiches
and victoria sandwiches,
with jugs of cloudy lemonade also!
Tarts, great idea Missus S, goats cheese & caramelised onion
07/03/2013 at 10:31
I really want afternoon tea now! Oh another one is those coloured macaroons or meringues topped with cream and fruit or chocolate
07/03/2013 at 10:32
Sandwiches, I would do a selection of: cucumber; cheese; ham; beef; smoked salmon and cream cheese.
Cakes anything really. I'd say you want fairly 'solid' cakes so they can be cut into fingers and eaten. Fruit cake is a good one.
07/03/2013 at 10:41
Mmm love the tarts ideas - I was going to do mini cakes, but I might do a large victoria sponge then mini ones too!
uumm beef and rocket with horseradish mayo!
07/03/2013 at 10:47
Oh my goodness, this all sounds delicious, i think it's pretty much covered.
How about some cheese straws?
07/03/2013 at 10:49
Mmm cheese straws sounds good I have a recipe for rosemary and seal salt ones!
07/03/2013 at 11:20
I can't add anything that hasn't already been suggested I'm afraid. I love a cream tea though!
07/03/2013 at 11:25
Make sure there's plenty of clotted cream and jam for the scones
Can i come please? this all sounds too yummy.
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