Best-Ever Quiche Lorraine

Best-Ever Quiche Lorraine


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About this recipe: This quiche is quick to make and tastes fantastic. A shortcrust pastry case is filled with bacon, ham, Gruyere cheese and a savoury egg custard. It's perfect for dinner or packed lunches.


Serves: 6 

  • 1 pinch ground dried basil
  • 1 sheet shortcrust pastry
  • 1 teaspoon oil for greasing
  • 100g ham (ham end if possible), diced
  • 200g grated Comté or Gruyere cheese
  • 250g bacon, cut into thin slices
  • 3 eggs
  • 400ml creme fraiche
  • salt and pepper to taste

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:55min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Cook the bacon in a frying pan and drain on kitchen towels if needed.
  2. Beat together the eggs in a bowl. Add 1/2 grated cheese, cream, salt, pepper and basil. Stir to combine.
  3. Line a greased quiche dish with the shortcrust pastry. Evenly prick the base with a fork.
  4. Scatter ham and bacon into the pastry case, then pour in the egg mixture. Top with remaining cheese and bake for 40 minutes or until golden and set.

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Reviews (2)


Just made this tonight, it tastes devine. Only difference next time will be blind baking the pastry first, it was soggy. The whole family loved it. - 09 May 2014


very easy to make, i make this for my bakery shop, sells really well, the taste is great - 18 Feb 2014

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