Smoked salmon, herb and cream cheese stacks

  • makes 24
  • Easy

Everyone loves smoked salmon so it makes a brilliant choice for party food. This really easy, simple canapé layers smoked salmon with creamy mascarpone cheese and zesty lemon and chives.



  • mascarpone 6 tbsp
  • capers 1 tbsp, rinsed and drained and chopped
  • chives 2 tbsp, plus extra for decoration
  • lemon 1, juiced and zested
  • wholemeal bread 8 thin slices
  • smoked salmon 4-6 slices


  • Step 1

    Mix the mascarpone, capers and chives, lemon zest and enough lemon juice to flavour it, but not enough to make it runny. season really well.

  • Step 2

    Spread the mascarpone mix over all the bread slices, then cover completely with a layer of salmon. Put one bread slice on top of another, so you have a four separate stacks, each 2 deep (with smoked salmon on top).

  • Step 3

    Carefully cut each into 6 bite-sized squares with a serrated knife. Dip the ends of the squares in chives and decorate with extra shreds of lemon zest if you like.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 48
  • Carbs 4.4g
  • Protein 2.7g
  • Fat 2.3g
  • Salt 0.44g
  • Saturates 1.2g
  • Fibre 0.5g