The Cricket Club Sandwich recipe

The Cricket Club Sandwich recipe
Serves 1
Prep time 5 minutes
Cook time None
Total time 5 minutes
Meal type Bread, Lunch, Side Dish, Snack
Allergy list Milk
Misc Child Friendly, Pre-preparable, Serve Cold
Occasion Barbecue, Birthday Party, Casual Party
Region British
Description A triple decker sandwich to satisfy the hunger of any midfielder or batsman and prefect for the cricket tea. Made with thick slices of oatmeal or granary bread and filled with a tempting array of local ingredients: roast ham, Wensleydale cheese, fresh tomatoes and chutney. This sandwich is especially tasty if you can use homemade chutney and homemade bread, sliced to order.
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  • 3 medium slices oatmeal bread (or granary bread)
  • butter (or spread of your choice)
  • 1 thick slice roast ham
  • 1.4oz wensleydale cheese (crumbled)
  • ½ tomato (sliced thinly)
  • 1 tablespoon chutney (or pickle)
  • salt (to taste)
  • black pepper (to taste)


Step 1

Butter two slices of bread on one side and one slice on both sides. Place the one slice of buttered bread on a plate and lay the tomato slices on top – season with salt and pepper to taste, then add the crumbled Wensleydale cheese.

Step 2

Place the twice buttered slice of bread on top, and then lay the ham on top – spoon the chutney over the ham and place the last slice of buttered bread on top.

Step 3

Press gently but firmly and then cut with a breads knife into four squares rather than triangles. Serve immediately with a cuppa! (Serves one hungry person.)

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