The Best Snacks With Tea

The Best Snacks With Tea

Right now, I’m having some gluten free toast with a cup of Strawberries and Cream tea. I love having tea and toast together. Tea and snacks come in infinite combinations, and every tea drinker seems to have that one tea-and-food combination that we pull out when we need a self-care afternoon. Here are some of the best snacks with tea.

Overhead view of brownie bites, mini sandwiches, and other best snacks with tea in a teacup on the side.

Tea Traditions Worldwide

A lot of us are familiar with the trappings of a traditional, British tea party. Tea cookies, tea sandwiches, and cakes are standard fare.

However, to get the full scope of the best snacks with tea, we can look at the wide variety of tea traditions around the world.

In Chengdu, China, tea is often served with peanuts. Other popular pairings include veggies and more dessert-y selections like sweet potato cranberry cakes.

A plate of mixed nuts sits next to a green teacup of tea on a bright green napkin on a wooden table.

Indian tea culture has a treasure trove of spicy and savory bites to go along with a steaming, creamy cup of chai. I, for one, can never turn down Indian sweets or crispy potato snacks.

Strong, astringent Turkish tea is often enjoyed with breakfast. Some common breakfast foods in Turkey include fresh tomatoes and cucumbers, cheese, and delicious, warming lentil soup.

With a little research, you can turn up recipes from the tea culture of almost any country you can think of.

A loaf of cookie butter tea bread sits in the foreground with a mug of tea in the background.

Best Snacks With Tea to Try

If you’re looking for something new to add to your tea ritual, our site has even more recipes for you to browse.

There’s nothing better for a rainy day than a fresh-baked pastry and a cup of tea. Pull out your jar of Speculoos and whip up some of this Cookie Butter Tea Cake alongside a cup of Vanilla Sugar Cookie herbal tea. If you really want to get warm and cozy, try pairing your tea with soup!

If you want to go a less traditional route, add more tea to your teatime with these green tea-based recipes. Sticking with the international theme, try making a batch of Brazilian brigadeiros to pair with Chocolate Hazelnut or Vanilla Latte tea.

Overhead view of soups, biscuits, and other best snacks with tea on a pink plaid blanket outdoors.

Need some sweet to add to your new favorite tea treat? Browse Plum Deluxe’s unique variety of sweeteners. Ready to share your tea treats with friends by hosting your own tea party? Make sure you have all the infusers and gear you need to serve up tea to all your guests.

As much fun as it is to try new things, it’s also nice to have a few favorite snacks you always go back to. What do you think are the best snacks with tea?

The Best Snacks With Tea

Elora Powell

Elora is a writer, comic-book lover, and all around geek. She loves pairing records from the 1960s with great cups of tea, and is currently becoming the kind of person that will ask you if you've ever tried Pu Erh.

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