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The Coronation Quiche

Published: 2023-05-07 09:19:15 +0000
Categories: Main, Vegetables, Misc,

The Coronation Quiche recipe was created for the coronation of King Charles

It's a light quiche with flavours of Spinach, broad beans and tarragon.

This recipe amends the original to make it a little more convenient to make, using ingredients that are more readibly available.

Cooking Time

Prep: 40 mins
Cooking: 86 mins
Total: 126 mins




  • 125ml milk
  • 175ml double cream
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 100g grated cheddar cheese
  • 180g spinach
  • 60g broad beans (fresh preffered, but frozen work)
  • Ready-roll Shortcrust pastry
  • 20cm Flan tin


  1. Set a pan of water boiling
  2. Lightly chop the spinach
  3. Once at boiling point, put the spinach in for 2-3 minutes (until wilted)
  4. Remove the spinach and set aside
  5. Put another pan on the boil
  6. Once boiling, pour in the broad beans
  7. boil for 2-3 minutes
  8. Remove from the water and set aside
  9. Lightly flour the work surface
  10. Roll the pastry out so it's approximately 5mm thick, and a little wider than the size of the pastry tin
  11. Line the flan tin with the pastry (flour side up), gently easing against the sides
  12. Trim any overhang with scissors, allowing the pastry to rise about 1cm above the tin
  13. Cover with cling film
  14. Chill in the fridge for around 30 minutes
  15. Set the oven heating to 200c
  16. Cut a large piece of baking paper and then screw it up
  17. Unravel it, remove clingfilm from the pastry and use the baking paper to line the pastry
  18. Carefully push another tin in, or add baking beans (or dried rice, coins or some other form of weight) to blind bake
  19. Place in the oven and bake for 15 minutes
  20. Remove the greaseproof paper and weights
  21. Reduce the temperature to 160c
  22. Beat the milk, cream, eggs, herbs and seasoning in a bowl
  23. Scatter 50g of cheese in the pastry case
  24. Add the spinach and beans
  25. Pour over the liquid mixture
  26. Sprinkle the remaining 50g cheese over
  27. Bake in the oven for 30-35 minutes until set and golden
  28. Serve hot or cold - to reheat, put in the oven at 180 for 20 minutes

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