How to Make Sticky Onion and Cheddar Cheese Quiche

by The Didsbury Baker

Sticky caramelised onions and strong cheddar cheese make this one if the tastiest quiches you'll ever try!


  • 1 Roll of ready made Shortcrust pastry
  • 5 Large onions
  • 20 Grams Butter
  • 2 Eggs
  • 140 Grams Cheddar cheese
  • 300 Milliliters Double cream
  • Salt and pepper
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Heat the butter in a pan and cook the onions for 20 mins, stirring occasionally

    Step 2

    Line a tart case with the pastry (I used shop bought as I had it to hand).

    Step 3

    Lightly prick the base of the tart with a fork

    Step 4

    line the tart case with a large circle of greaseproof paper or foil, then fill with baking beans. Blind-bake the tart for 20 mins

    Step 5

    When the onions are golden and sticky remove from the heat

    Step 6

    Remove the paper and beans, then continue to cook for 5-10 mins until biscuit brown.

    Step 7

    Ready to fill!

    Step 8

    Beat the eggs in a bowl

    Step 9

    Gradually add the cream

    Step 10

    Add the onions

    Step 11

    Add most if the cheese and stir

    Step 12

    Pour the mixture into the pastry case and top with the remaining cheese

    Step 13

    Bake at 180°C for 20-25 minutes until the top is lightly golden

    Step 14

    Serve warm and enjoy! The quiche will keep for a few days in the fridge and can be eaten cold or re-warmed in the oven.