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  • Serves 4
  • Makes 4
  • 40 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 6 Ingredients
June 24, 2020

26 Comments

Even in the middle of winter, eating these gorgeously fresh sandwiches will make you feel like Spring has sprung. Take advantage of our beautiful, juicy strawberries and give those boring old sandwiches a fruity lift.


Ingredients (serves 4 | makes 4 )

  • 5 ounces Devonshire cream
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 8 thin slices white bread
  • 1 large cucumber, seeded and thinly sliced into 24 pieces
  • 3 large QLD strawberries

Method

  1. Combine the Devonshire cream, basil, and lemon zest in a small bowl. Fold until well combined. Spread a thin layer of the 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.
  2. 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 small triangles.
  3. NOTE: You can make your own Devonshire cream with cream cheese, sugar, and heavy cream. Just beat 4 oz of cream cheese with 1 tablespoon of sugar. Slowly add a 1/2 cup of heavy cream and mix until stiff peaks form.

  • Is devonshire cream different to normal cream?

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  • I always up to trying new food combinations. This actually sounds quite yum!

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  • Very pretty, but not appealing to combine strawberries and cucumber.

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  • Wow, this is something different!
    Never thought I’d see strawberries in sandwiches but looks like something nice and new to try.
    Would definitely look so pretty at a high tea!

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  • Never thought to put fresh strawberries on a sandwich before. They look delicious!

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  • Interesting combo – looks delish!

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  • Yummy how nice an healthy are these

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  • This actually looks so good! I usually make Nutella and strawberries but I have to try this, yum!

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  • I love cream cheese! Have to say, fresh strawberries on a sandwich is something I’ve never tried before

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  • Yum.

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  • This looks so pretty!

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  • interesting, I’m not sure that cream cheese and strawberries would go together! but they look like pretty sandwiches – thank you for sharing!

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  • I would never have thought of putting strawberries on a sandwich. Once again I’d have to leave the lemon out though

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  • This is so original! I expect it to be very good!

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  • Very original idea. Thank you

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