Sandwich-cake


(For Norwegian text, click here: Smørgåstårta (smørbrødkake))

This is a Swedish classic, absolutely yummy and eye-catching! The Swedes use this for special occasions. It may well be made a day in advance, and only your imagination limits what to fill it with and how to decorate it.  (Tuna / crab / salmon. Vegetarian. Sun-dried tomatoes, olives and serrano ham, just to make a few suggestions).

I am rather partial to paté and ham in the filling, and oh my gawd this is good! This recipe is more than enough for 4 people, and you can easily add up the recipe if you need a bigger Sandwich Cake. You can make it round, or any shape you want. For big parties, use a baking tray or a big tray or plate.

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Swedish Sandwich Cake

A Traditional Swedish Sandwich Cake: Fresh, Delicious and a real Show Stopper!


For best result, stack, fill and cover and sit cold overnight, decorate same day as it is to be served.

Ingredients

  • 9 slices of white bread

Filling 1:

  • 100 g bacon pâté (or any paté that suits your liking)
  • 1 tablespoon cream
  • 1 tablespoon crème fraiche
  • 30 g cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons pickles, finely chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Filling 2:

  • 100 g cooked ham, finely chopped
  • ½ leek, finely chopped
  • 2 dl crème fraiche
  • 1 dl mayonnaise
  • 0.5 dl fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Suggestions for garnish:

  • Salad
  • Grapes
  • Cheese
  • Ham
  • Cucumber
  • Hardboiled egg
  • Tomatoes

Directions

  • Filling 1: Mix all ingredients until smooth. Season with salt and pepper. Set in fridge for 30 min.
  • Filling 2: Mix all ingredients until smooth. Season with salt and pepper. Set in fridge for 30 min.
  • Cut crusts of white bread and put them side by side on the serving dish. Cover with Filling 1, and add a new layer of bread.
  • Cover with half of the filling 2, and add a new layer of bread. Cover with the rest of filling 2 on top and down the sides. Set in fridge for 30 mins before you decorate.


 

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