The French teas sure do have a fan base of their own and if you are looking to host a tea party, you just can’t miss the delicious snacks. Although quick and light options are preferred during afternoon tea, the classic French choices are so décadente, you may not be able to have just a few.
Here are all the tea-time snacks that can be served with French teas. Ready to host a memorable tea party?
- Petit Fours
A versatile dessert and a popular pick, petit fours are essentially bite-sized treats that can be both, sweet and savory. Also popularly served at baby showers, weddings, and intimate events, this delicate snack is actually quite easy to make. It tastes best when paired with herbal teas and black teas.
- Palet Breton
Also known as French butter biscuits, Pallet Breton are melt-in-mouth kinda snacks that are just perfect for people who enjoy light snacks with their teas. These biscuits have been around since the 19th century and can easily be made in larger batches and stored for later use. It tastes best when paired with black teas and floral teas.
Our recommendation: Enjoy it with Voila! Vanilla and Le French Earl Grey
A baked sweet dish with the base of a pastry, tarts have an open top and can be both sweet and savory. The recipes may vary from region to region but tarts commonly are filled with fruits, custard, cream and cheese. It tastes best when paired with black teas and herbal teas.
Our recommendation: Enjoy it with Ingénue Violet and Le French Earl Grey
An elegant and delightful sponge cake with a distinct shell shape. you may find madeleine being served at almost every tea party. They have a delicate texture and generally have vanilla, lemon, and fruity flavors. It tastes best when paired with black teas.
Our recommendation: Enjoy it with Le French Earl Grey and Voila! Vanilla
- Baguette sandwiches
A crusty bread topped with a rich and creamy spread and finished with toppings of choice, now who would say no to that? Baguettes are also known as the cradle of haute cuisine and are perfect to pick when you wish to have something to keep you full until dinner time. It tastes best with herbal and floral tea.
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