Christmas is all about spending quality time with loved ones – not slaving away for hours in the kitchen alone! Make this delicious Christmas Quiche, which can be prepared well ahead of time and served in any weather, to ensure that you’re able to enjoy Christmas Day in the company of the friends and family around you.

Serves 8 – 10 slices


For the base:

1 (200g) pack of BAKERS Kips® Bacon flavoured crackers, finely crushed

1/2 (200g) packet of BAKERS Salticrax®, finely crushed

1/2 – 3/4 cup melted butter

1 egg white

1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated

For the custard and filling:

1 cup of cream

6 large eggs

salt and pepper

t tsp dried French Tarragon or Thyme

1/3 cup grated white Cheddar

2 cups bacon or gammon, diced

1 (100g) portion of Brie, sliced

1/3 cup dried cranberries

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180⁰C.
  2. Combine the melted butter, egg white, grated Parmesan and crushed BAKERS Kips® Bacon flavoured crackers and Salticrax® and mix thoroughly to create a moist and evenly coated mixture.
  3. Press the mixture into a prepared quiche tin or pie dish and refrigerate for 30 minutes before baking.
  4. Once set, bake the quiche base for 10-12 minutes, until the crust slightly browns. Remove and set aside for filling.
  5. Mix together the cream, eggs and seasoning.
  6. Sprinkle the grated cheddar over the baked quiche base, followed by the diced bacon or gammon and cranberries.
  7. Slowly pour the custard mixture over the filling, pausing every few seconds to allow the custard to settle until the custard has reached just below the lip of the quiche crust.
  8. Top the custard with the sliced Brie cheese and place in the oven.
  9. Bake for 25-30 minutes until set, and serve hot or cold.

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