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Cheesy Quiche Crust

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Introduction

A must taste, and very versatile, you can put in any filling with the quiche custard of your choice.

Ingredients

Serves: 4-8

  • 188 all-purpose flour
  • 6 tablespoons butter (cold cut into small pieces)
  • 63 shredded cheddar cheese
  • 5 teaspoons cold water

Method

Cheesy Quiche Crust is a community recipe submitted by SAFruitCake and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Place flour in a large bowl. Sprinkle in the chopped butter; rub butter into the flour until it resembles bread crumbs. Stir in the grated cheese. Sprinkle water over the flour mixture, a teaspoon at a time, stirring lightly with a fork. Add just enough water to allow the dough to form a ball and cleanly leave the sides of the bowl.
  • Wrap the dough in plastic wrap, and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  • Preheat an oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Roll out dough, and place in a 9 inch pie/quiche pan. Use a fork to prick holes over the bottom of the pastry.
  • Bake crust in preheated oven for 10 minutes before filling.
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