Join us for an Alice in Wonderland-inspired menu! A Mad Hatter tea party of deliciously quirky delights. Don your fanciest hat, grab a teacup, and explore some menu ideas that will transport us to Wonderland. This menu would be the perfect addition to any Wonderland-inspired tea party.
Curious Cucumber Sandwiches
Begin your Wonderland tea party with a refreshing and light bite – curious cucumber sandwiches. Thinly sliced cucumbers nestled between soft, crustless bread make for a delightful treat. For an added twist, spread a layer of cream cheese and dill. The combination of crisp cucumber and creamy flavors will leave your guests wanting more.
Curious Cucumber Sandwiches
- 1/4 C mayonnaise
- 3 Tablespoons Greek yogurt
- 1 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- pinch of pepper
- dash of Worcestershire sauce
- 1/3 cup fresh dill, chopped (1 1/5 tbsp dried)
- 1 English cucumber, peeled (if desired) and thinly sliced
- 12-16 slices of white or rye bread
Peel and thinly slice cucumber. Then place slices on a clean paper towel until you are ready to assemble your sandwiches. Mix cream cheese in a mixer until smooth. Add Greek yogurt, mayo, salt, pepper, lemon juice, and Worcestershire sauce. Stir in dill until well mixed.
Spread the cream mixture on the bread, place cucumbers on top, and top with another slice of bread with the cream mixture on it.
Note- You can get 6 to 8 full sandwiches out of this recipe. Cut off the edges/crust of the sandwiches. Slice the sandwiches into 3rds or use a 2” round cookie cutter. Serve immediately or cover well and refrigerate until served.
Cheshire Cat’s Scones
No tea party would be complete without freshly baked scones, and the Cheshire Cat’s scones are sure to impress. These fluffy and flavorful treats will simply melt in your mouth. Serve them warm with clotted cream and a selection of jams. The perfect balance of sweetness and buttery goodness will have your guests grinning from ear to ear. Here is my favorite recipe:
Queen of Hearts Tarts
The Queen of Hearts mini tarts will add a touch of elegance to your tea party. These bite-sized delights can be filled with luscious lemon curd, fruit cream, or chocolate ganache. Their shortbread shells and exquisite flavors will make your guests feel like royalty. Arrange them on a tiered serving tray for a picture-perfect presentation. Make any tart recipe into mini tarts with a cupcake tray or 3-inch Mini Tart Pans.
Mad Hatter’s Tea Shop
No tea party is complete without a selection of teas that will transport you to Wonderland. Offer a range of flavors, from classic English breakfast to exotic fruit infusions. Consider serving unique blends like lavender Earl Grey or rose petal tea. The Mad Hatter’s tea infusions will add a touch of whimsy to your gathering and leave your guests enchanted.
Create a Mad Hatter Tea/Spice Shop for guests to make their own concoctions as a party favor.
Caterpillar’s Mushroom Puffs
For those craving something savory, Caterpillar’s mushroom puffs are a must-try. These delicate pastries are filled with a creamy mushroom filling, perfectly seasoned to satisfy any palate. Their golden crust and flavorful center will make them disappear as quickly as the Cheshire Cat.
Indulging in a tea party with the Mad Hatter is an experience like no other. With a menu inspired by the whimsical world of Wonderland, your guest’s taste buds will be dancing with delight. So gather some friends, steep some tea, and let the magic of Wonderland unfold!
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