"Delightful," Sandra says of Team Tea's Addie. After kicking off her groups presentation with a dance alongside Cory, I present my tea sandwich, which Sandra loves. "It's the perfect afternoon tea dish," according to Sandra. We are deemed the winners this week and are automatically safe from elimination. Here is the recipe to my delicious Lavender Mascarpone Sweet Tea Sandwich.
The full recipe is written up on Foodnetwork.com
1 loaf brioche, sliced 1/4 inch thick
Melted butter, for brushing
16 ounces mascarpone
5 nectarines, sliced
1 pint strawberries
1 pint mixed berries (blackberries, blueberries and raspberries)
Fresh culinary lavender, for garnish
Brush the brioche slices with butter and toast until golden.
Whip the mascarpone and sweeten to taste with lavender honey and regular honey.
In a skillet, saute the nectarine slices with a little rose champagne and 1 tablespoon honey.
In second skillet, saute the strawberries with a little rose champagne and honey.
In a third skillet, saute the mixed berries with a little rose champagne and honey.
Halve the toasted brioche slices diagonally into triangles. Spread with the sweetened mascarpone and top with nectarines, followed by strawberries and mixed berries. Drizzle with lavender honey. Sprinkle lavender over the top.