Thermomix Quiche Lorraine

Thermomix Quiche Lorraine

This recipe by Sophia is from her Thermomix Baking Cookbook 'HomeBaked' - available to purchase from The TM Shop. She has kindly offered to share this recipe with readers of the alyce alexandra blog.  

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. 

Time 1 Hour

Makes 4 mini tarts

Ingredients

175g plain flour + extra for dusting
100g unsalted butter
1 egg yolk
4 tsp cold water
200g bacon lardons
50g Gruyère cheese
200g double cream
200g Crème fraîche
3 eggs
1 pinch nutmeg
1 pinch salt
½ bunch chives, chopped

You will need

4 mini tart shells
small bowl
greaseproof paper
ceramic baking beans

Method

  1. Place the plain flour, unsalted butter, egg yolk and cold water in the mixing bowl. Mix 20 Sec. / Speed 6.
  2. Form into a ball, wrap in clingfilm and chill for 30 minutes. 
  3. Preheat the oven to 180°C. Cut the dough into 4 equal portions. 
  4. Roll out each to a circle that is slightly bigger than your tart shells. Line each tart shell with the pastry and prick the base with a fork. 
  5. Add some greaseproof paper on top of the shell and fill with ceramic baking beans. 
  6. Bake in the oven for 10 minutes. Then remove the baking beans and place the tart shells aside. 
  7. Meanwhile, to make the filling, fry the bacon lardons in a frying pan until cooked through.
  8. Put the Gruyère cheese, chopped into large chunks, in the mixing bowl. Grate 5 Sec. / Speed 7. Pour in a small bowl and set aside.
  9. Place the double cream, crème fraîche, eggs, nutmeg and salt in the mixing bowl and mix 10 Sec. / Speed 3.
  10. Divide the bacon, cheese and cream mixture evenly between the tart shells and bake in the oven for 15 minutes, until set. Decorate with the chives and serve immediately. 

This recipe by Sophia is from her Thermomix Baking Cookbook 'HomeBaked' - available to purchase from The TM Shop. She has kindly offered to share this recipe with readers of the alyce alexandra blog.  

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