Quiche Lorraine

Recipe from: Here

Shortcrust pastry:

  • 200g plain flour
  • 50g margarine or butter
  • 50g lard
  • 1 egg
  • Milk, as needed

Filling:

  • 4 rashers of bacon
  • sweetcorn
  • grated cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 25ml milk

Method:

1.Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C (Gas Mark 4).
2.Put the flour, margarine and lard in a mixing bowl and use your fingers to blend together into breadcrumbs.
3.Whisk egg, then add to the flour/fat mixture to make into a stiff dough. Add milk, if necessary and then roll out to fit a 7” (18cm) quiche dish. Gently place the pastry in the dish.
4.For the filling, cut up 4 rashes of bacon and cook. While the bacon is cooking grate the cheese.
5.In a separate bowl, whisk 2 eggs. Add the milk to the eggs and mix.
6.When bacon is cooked, mix with sweetcorn and put in the quiche base. Then add the grated cheese on top. Finally pour the egg mix evenly over the quiche.
7.Bake in the oven for 30 – 40 minutes at 180 degrees C.
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