Easiest Way to Make Yummy Flaky Quiche Crust

Flaky Quiche Crust.

Flaky Quiche Crust You can have Flaky Quiche Crust using 13 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Flaky Quiche Crust

  1. It's of For The Crust.
  2. You need 1 of Large Egg.
  3. It's 2 1/2 Tbs of ICE COLD Water.
  4. You need 1 1/2 Cups of All Purpose Flour.
  5. It's 1/2 Tsp of Salt.
  6. It's 140 Gr of UnSalted Butter - Cubed.
  7. You need of For The Filling.
  8. You need 200 Gr of Lardon - Smoked or UnSmoked.
  9. Prepare 50 of Gruyere Cheese.
  10. It's 200 ml of Creme Fraiche (I used Sour Cream - Also Good).
  11. It's 200 ml of Double Cream.
  12. It's 3 of Eggs, Well Beaten - (I used 2 medium Chicken eggs and 1 Duck egg and it was Amazing).
  13. You need Pinch of ground Nutmeg.

Flaky Quiche Crust step by step

  1. In the Bowl of a food processor, add flour and salt and Pulse, add the butter and pulse until looks like course meal. Add in the egg and Ice Water, pulse until dough forms.
  2. Transfer the Dough onto a floured surface and roll out to over the size of your flan dish. Put ontop of the dish and press lightly into place. Then using a knife remove any excess..
  3. Put into Freezer for 20-25 mins - this needs to be very cold before filling is added..
  4. Method for Filling - Heat a frying pan and cook the lardons, drain the fat and cook again but do not allow to crisp. Remove from pan onto paper towels..
  5. Cut 3/4 of the Cheese into Cubes and Great the rest..
  6. Slacken the crème Fraiche and whisk in the cream, then slowly whisk in the eggs. Add a little salt and the nutmeg..
  7. Sprinkle the Lardons and 3/4 of the cheese into the pastry base and pour in about 1/2 of the mixture. Then put half way into the oven on a baking sheet (pre-Heated to 220c). Then Pour the rest of the mixture in and close the Over - Lower Temp to 190c and cook for 25 mins until top is golden..
  8. Remove the quiche and let settle for 5 mins remove from tin and eat - it is also good cold :).