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Quick and Easy Quiche Pastry

Light and Crisp Pastry made with butter and cheddar cheese
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Breakfast, SIDE DISHES
Servings: 4


  • 1 cup/250ml cake wheat flour
  • 3/4 cup mature cheddar cheese grated
  • 100 gram butter
  • 2-3 tbsp soda water or ice water add a little more if required


  • Place flour and butter in a food processor and pulse a couple of times until it resembles breadcrumbs
  • Add the cheese and pulse again until it's all mixed together
  • Add 2 tablespoons soda water or ice cold water and pulse until the mixture forms a dough. Add a tablespoon or two more water if required
  • Place the mixture on a flat surface dusted with flour. Bring the dough together, do not overhandle the dough. Roll out and place in a 22cm tart tin, must overlap slightly as the dough shrinks
  • Refrigerate the pastry for 30 minutes
  • After 30 minutes prick the dough with a fork and line it with some parchment paper. Place some pie weights or dry beans or rice on top and bake at 200 degrees celcius for 20 to 25 minutes
  • You can fill you quiche pastry with any savoury filling and bake again