Luscious quiche Lorraine

Luscious quiche Lorraine


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About this recipe: A 4-star quality quiche, perfect for family dinners, parties, or even just for a snack. Blind baking the crust ensures that it is crisp.

Serves: 6 

  • 200g plain flour
  • 100g butter
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 5 eggs
  • 175g bacon
  • 250ml double cream or milk
  • 75g chopped onion
  • 100g cheese, grated

Prep:25min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr25min 

  1. If using hands, skip this step. Mix the flour, butter and salt into the blender. Add 1 egg when mixed.
  2. Or, rub the butter and flour together until it forms breadcrumbs. Add just enough of 1 egg to bring it together.
  3. Place pastry into the freezer for 10 to 15 minutes.
  4. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Roll out the pastry, and line the base and edges of a 19cm round tin. Line the shortcrust with baking parchment, and fill with dry beans or marbles.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 10 minutes. Remove, remove the dry beans; set aside.
  6. For the filling, fry the bacon until crispy. Mix the rest of the eggs, add the double cream and onion and stir in the cheese. Cut up the bacon, then add to mix. Pour mix on top of pastry.
  7. Bake until a sharp knife inserted near the centre comes out clean, 30 to 40 minutes.
  8. (Optional) Stick some sort of spice or salad leaves on top of the quiche. Serve!


Use shop-bought pastry to save time.

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Reviews (7)


Good flavour, but there was far too much filling for the size of dish. I will use a larger tin next time. - 20 Aug 2016


Perfect! But i made pastry with olive oil and outcome is still delicious )) thank you for the recipe jaspurpler! - 03 Aug 2016


Made this for my dad and he loved it couldn't fault it x - 16 Jul 2016

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