Quiche Lorraine GUEST POST from Thermomix Baking Blogger
Jun 24, 2016
Quiche Lorraine – quick, easy and delicious!
Nothing is better for a cold, rainy day than a Quiche Lorraine. It is true comfort food and so easy to prepare. These little tartlets are the perfect portions for dinner and served with a side salad make a beautifully wholesome meal. We discussed this recipe, and all about shortcrust pastry, in Episode 110 of the podcast.
The recipe for this beautiful quiche is part of Thermomix Baking Blogger’s fabulous recipe book Homebaked – ThermoMix.Bake.Eat.Repeat, redefining baking with Thermomix. In this book you will find a mouthwatering collection of over 50 recipes, guides and tips on baking with Thermomix. It is packed with all the necessary tricks you need to tackle every type of dough with your Thermomix. Each printed copy comes with a free eBook.
The book is perfectly divided into sections by dough type, including instructions for each dough, how to guides and tips to create the perfect dough. From sweet yeast dough to choux pastry, Sophia has not left anything up to chance. Whether you make a succulent chocolate babka for breakfast or a fantastic Quiche Lorraine for dinner, this book will guide you through it and inspire you to bake more at home. Because nothing says home like the smell of baking.
You can also find some great tips on baking ingredients, baking equipment and Thermomix baking essential knowledge to learn the ins and outs of baking with your Thermi. Have you ever wondered for example how to make the perfect sourdough at home? You can find some great tricks on how to prepare it, maintain it and use it to make some wonderful sourdough breads from the comfort of your own home.
You will be surprised how quick and easy this recipe for Quiche Lorraine really is. This recipe makes 4 little tartlets, but you can also make one large Quiche Lorraine.
If you would like to make this Quiche Lorraine with gluten free dough, you can use Thermomix Baking Blogger’s recipe here.
If you haven’t lined a tart dish or blind baked before (or even if you have), it would be worthwhile checking out Thermomix Baking Blogger’s how-to video here, on her awesome YouTube channel:
Why buy a quiche when making one from home is so easy, and much more delicious? Our easy version of this classic quiche will fast become a family favourite.
These little tartlets are the perfect portions for dinner and served with a side salad make a beautifully wholesome meal. We discussed this recipe, and all about shortcrust pastry, in Episode 110 of the podcast.
Recipe Tester Feedback: “Looked great – so big and fluffy! Tasted soooo good! A really easy and super delicious quiche. My 5 year old said it was ’50 out of 50′ (it was supposed to be out of 10!) and my 18 month old who is notoriously difficult at dinner time asked for more!” – Alana
Contains: Gluten / Dairy / Egg
*Variations: Can be made without Gluten
Base (*for GF, use the Grain Free Tart Shell Recipe):
cream cheese – 250g, block
butter – 220g
plain flour – 225g
onion – 1, peeled and quartered
garlic cloves – 2, peeled
eggs – 8
bacon – 8, short cut rashers, diced
fresh chives – 1/2, bunch
cream – 100g
cheese – 100g, grated
salt – to taste
pepper – to taste
Preheat oven to 170C.
Place cream cheese (250g), butter (220g) and flour (225g) in mixer bowl. Mix Speed 8 / 10 seconds.
Tip mixture out and roll pastry between two sheets of baking paper with a rolling pin to approximately 0.5cm thickness, and wide enough to cover the base and sides of your quiche tin.
Remove the top layer of baking paper. Place dough into quiche tin with remaining layer of baking paper on top. Remove the paper and press dough firmly into tin.
Into a clean, dry bowl, put onion (1) and garlic cloves (2). Chop Speed 7 / 5 seconds.
Add eggs (8), bacon rashers (8), chives (1/2 bunch), cream (100g), cheese (100g) to the bowl. Add salt and pepper to taste. Mix Speed 7 / 8 seconds.
Pour into pastry.
Cover with aluminium foil and bake for 1 hour or until completely set.
Remove quiche from the oven. Allow to cool slightly before removing from the tin. Serve or allow to cool completely on a wire cooling rack