• Katie

10 Mouthwatering Snacks To Serve At Your Tea Party

Updated: Dec 28, 2020

Are you planning to have a tea party at your place? If yes, then you must know that there are various things you can think of and prepare for; such as tea preparation, managing the area, and, most importantly, snacks. You can serve the tea alone in front of all your guests but highly recommended is with a lot of snacks! Instead, you will have to accompany it with some delicious bites. To make your work easier, we have collected ten exciting snack suggestions that can be served at your tea party. So let’s get started.

#1 Finger Sandwiches

Sandwiches are one of the traditional items that were served with tea in almost all places. These can be made easily, and you can include a wide variety of sandwiches at every party. To amp up the snack, you can make finger sandwiches. They are smaller in size, therefore, convenient to eat for everyone. Plus, they look beautiful in serving. A few finger sandwich options you have are:

Cucumber with cream cheese, mayo, and herbs

Smoked salmon with cream cheese

Chicken salad

Ham finger sandwiches

Egg salad

Roast beef

You can opt for any other sandwich recipe as well.

#2 Raspberry Cream Cupcakes

Who doesn’t like cupcakes with their tea? Probably no one. What makes these more exciting is that you just need to prepare the regular vanilla cupcakes for it. Once you have them, you can amp them with fluffy raspberry cream. Here is what you need for it:

Fresh Raspberries


Heavy whipping cream

You will have to whip the cream with sugar until soft peaks appear. Then, add and fold coarsely mashed raspberries into it. You can either put this cream on top or cut the cupcake in half and put it in between.

#3 French Toast Fingers

This is yet another finger snack that can be enjoyed by everyone. You will need these ingredients for this:




Strawberry preserves


Trim the bread’s crusts, spread strawberry preserves on half of it, top them with the other half of bread, and cut them into smaller strips. Dip these strips into a mixture of milk, eggs, and salt. Once done, you can place them on a preheated and greased griddle. Cook for a couple of minutes (for each side) and voila! Your snack is ready to serve. You can dust some sugar on top for a better presentation.

#4 Double-Lemon Scones

Scones are the most popular tea-party snack. Here, we will be preparing double-lemon flavor. Ingredients required for this are:

All-purpose flour

Granulated sugar

Kosher salt

Baking powder

Unsalted butter (chilled)

Poppy seeds

Lemon juice and zest

Heavy cream

Confectioner’s sugar

Add the flour, lemon zest, granulated sugar, salt, poppy seeds, butter, and baking powder into a food processor. Once mixed, add heavy cream to moisten the mixture. Combine the dough by kneading it on a surface. Then you can roll the dough and cut it into even pieces. Finally, bake them and brush them with a mix of lemon juice, sugar, and poppy seeds.

#5 Deviled Eggs

This interesting variation of hard-boiled eggs is a great option to serve to your guests. You can prepare them in three ways. You will need to boil the eggs, peel them, cut them into half, and take out the yolk for all three recipes. Mash these yolks and divide them into three parts. Then add the following ingredients to it as per your choice:

Mayonnaise, wasabi, salt, pepper (use cucumber and pickled ginger for garnishing)

Mayonnaise, capers, chopped gherkins, brown mustard, salt, and pepper (use chopped capers for garnishing)

Mayonnaise, chopped carrot, sesame seeds, sesame oil, salt, and pepper (use sesame seeds for garnishing)

#6 Mini Cheesecakes With Jam

If you are bored of the regular cupcakes and other sweet snacks, this mini version of cheesecakes will amp up your party. You will require the following ingredients for it:


Graham crackers



Cream cheese




After creating the base in a cupcake mold, you will have to add the mixture of all topping ingredients. Bake it for 15-16 minutes at 350-degree. When they get cooked, cool them down and add jam on the top. You can opt for different types of jam to make them look colorful.

#7 Muffins

The best part about muffins is that you can make them with different types of berries or fruits, and they all will taste just delicious. The ingredients required for it are:

All-purpose flour

Granulated sugar


Baking powder

Melted unsalted butter


Canola oil

Whole milk


Vanilla extract

Once you have everything with you, you can make the muffins as usual. You can also opt for different variations of muffins, such as crumb topping and choco-chip muffins.

#8 Mini Pot Pie

Just like mini cheesecakes, this is a mini version of regular pot pie. You can use a muffin tin to prepare it. Plus, you can opt for any kind of filling for them, depending on your choice. To make them even more exciting, you can add different fillings for different pot pies. The ingredients you need for the pie crust are:

All-purpose flour

Frozen pie crusts


Chicken, cheese, and broccoli pies can be tried out, as most people like them.

#9 Lemon Blueberry Drop Scones

These are prepared just like the usual scones. But instead of cutting them into bigger pieces, you need to put a spoonful of the prepared dough onto the greased baking sheet. Then you can bake them and glaze them accordingly. Ingredients required for this are:

All-purpose flour

Lemon zest

Baking powder

Melted butter

Baking soda

Lemon yogurt


Frozen blueberries


You will have to start by mixing all the dry ingredients together. Then add a mixture of all wet ingredients, and finally, fold in the blueberries. Bake them as guided.

#10 Sweet Potato Biscuits

This is one of the most exciting snacks you can add to your menu. To prepare them, you will need:

Scrubbed sweet potato

All-purpose flour

Baking powder

Cayenne pepper

Brown sugar



You will first have to bake, mash, and refrigerate the sweet potatoes. Then you need to mix all the dry and wet ingredients separately. Mix the wet ingredients with sweet potatoes, and finally, mix everything together. Knead the dough, cut it into biscuits, and bake. You can top these biscuits with herbs like thyme, rosemary, and sage to give it a twist.

Add these easy-to-prepare snacks into your tea party and see how everyone gets impressed by you.

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