Mel's cheesy flan

Mel's cheesy flan


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About this recipe: This is a very easy quiche recipe and quick to make. It even tastes nice when done! It features a quick homemade shortcrust.

melsy Yorkshire, England, UK

Serves: 4 

  • 225g plain flour
  • pinch salt
  • 50g margarine
  • 2 tablespoons cold water to mix
  • 75g grated cheese, or more if you like it cheesy
  • 100g bacon (optional)
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 150ml milk
  • salt and pepper to taste

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

  1. Preheat the oven to 190 C / Gas 5. Mix together flour and salt in a bowl then rub in the margarine. Using a knife, mix together whilst adding water until it becomes a stiff dough.
  2. Turn dough out on to a floured surface and roll out big enough to fit an 18cm flan dish. Add half the cheese into the bottom of the flan dish. Set aside.
  3. Fry the bacon and allow to go cool.
  4. Beat the eggs and milk together and add a pinch of salt and pepper. Place the cooled bacon in the bottom of the flan dish and pour over the egg and milk mixture.
  5. Bake in the oven until golden brown, about 40 minutes.

Serving suggestion

Serve with chips, jacket potatoes or even boiled potatoes and veg as a main meal. This can also be eaten as a snack.

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