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A Twist on High Tea - Swedish Sandwich Cake Recipe

High Tea with a Twist, Scones (foreground) & Jubileumstårta
I was recently having lunch with a couple of pals at our Swedish friend's newly landscaped outdoor garden patio when she whipped up this amazing Swedish Sandwich (Jubilee) Cake - Jubileumstårta. In Sweden this Jubilee cake can be ordered any most bakeries and is often used as a celebration cake for anniversaries, graduations etc.

I bought along some of my freshly made scones (Mary Berry recipe) as an after-sweet but to be honest this sandwich cake is a fabulous and opulent divergence from your everyday high tea. It is impressive and I was surprised at how simple it is to put together, so I've put the recipe that my friend used below. Enjoy!
Jubileumstårta - Sandwich Cake

You are aiming for a sandwich that literally follows this format:

Bread
Tuna Filling
Bread
Egg Filling
Bread
Tuna Filling
Bread

Start with the bread first and layout three pieces for the bottom layer. Put half the tuna filling on the bottom layer of bread first. Add another layer of bread to this, then put the egg mixture on this layer, then add another layer of bread and put the remaining tuna filling on top then add the final bread layer. Finally garnish the entire sandwich with mayonnaise followed by the remaining garnishes.
Of course you can add your own filling of whatever you like, if you want to stick with the seafood theme you could salmon pate mixed with prawn, ham cheese tomato. It is limitless.

Jubileumstårta & Scones
The Recipe
This is needed for 16-18 pieces:

Filling 1 + 3:
2 cans of tuna
1 1/2 cup mayonnaise
2 cup sour cream
2 tablespoons chilli sauce
2 tablespoons mustard
salt, pepper

Filling 2:
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
3 hard-boiled eggs
1 small bunch dill

Garnish:
2 cup mayonnaise
about 10 slices smoked salmon
750g prawns in shell or caviar :)
4 cherry tomatoes
Cucumber

This recipe is courtesy of hemmetsjournal.se



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