Can you bake a quiche in a convection oven

In this brief guide, we will address the query, “Can you bake a quiche in a convection oven?” We will also discuss how you can bake a quiche in a convection oven, how long it should be baked to be well cooked, and how to test it, as well as the pros and cons of baking  a quiche in a convection oven.

If you are interested to know more about this topic, then read carefully to the end as we have much to share with you. 

Can you bake a quiche in a convection oven?

Yes, you can bake a quiche in a convection oven, it is an easy and fast way to cook your quiche, and enjoy this super flaky delicious versatile recipe. 

This method will save you a lot of time and stress caused by baking, it is also budget-friendly as you can save your baked quiche leftovers for another day.

 Baked quiche is a brunch tasty and quick recipe that can be served as a snack, lunch, or dinner. It also makes a perfect choice for your special occasions like tea parties, bridal and baby showers as well as easter supper.

Besides baking a quiche in a convection oven is a personal and crowd-pleasing recipe at the same time, it is not only versatile but also adaptable in its ingredients and can be made from almost everything you have in your fridge. Yes, you read that right!!

How can you bake a quiche in a convection oven with a few easy steps?

In this section, we will guide you on how to properly bake a quiche in a convection oven with a few easy simple steps.

  • Preheat your convection oven up to 425 degrees F
  • Beat in large bowl eggs and sprinkle some salt, nutmeg, and white pepper to season 
  • Place in a pie shell your favourite cheese such as shredded Jarlsberg and mozzarella
  • Pour the egg mixture you prepared in the pie shell over the cheese or follow the instructions of your favourite quiche recipe
  • Place the pie shell in the preheated convection oven and bake for about 15 minutes
  •  Reduce the oven heat from 425 to 350 degrees F and bake your quiche for additional 25 minutes or until it is well cooked 
  • remove the baked quiche from the oven and let it cool completely for 5-10 minutes to room temperature 
  • Serve your baked quiche and enjoy
  • Bon Appetit

How can you test the doneness of your baked quiche?

The quiche must be baked in a convection oven for 35 – 40 minutes, as we have seen in the previous section, but the question here is how can you know that your baked quiche is well cooked?

The answer is so simple as the well-baked quiche is distinguished by its firm filling and its golden-brown crust.

However, you could also check the doneness of your baked quiche by inserting an instant-read thermometer into its centre where it should read  160°F at least as an indication of being well cooked.

What are the pros and cons of baking a quiche in a convection oven?

Despite the delicious taste and unique features of baking a quiche in a convection oven, using this type of oven has several advantages and disadvantages as illustrated in the table below. Therefore, it is important to check this before you try this recipe at home.

Pros of baking a quiche in a convection ovenCons of baking a quiche in a convection oven
evenly bakedThe dough will not rise properly
Short baking timeThe baked quiche will be more fragile
Baking more than quiche recipe at the same timeThe quiche baking time must be adjusted or it will be burnt
The quiche pie shells or pans can be placed anywhere in the oven Baking too many recipes at once will hinder the performance.
This oven type is much more expensive than traditional ovens
The fan noise might be disturbing for some people

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Conclusion

In this brief guide, we have addressed the query, “Can you bake a quiche in a convection oven?” We have also discussed how you can bake a quiche in a convection oven, how long it should be baked to be well cooked, and how to test it, as well as the pros and cons of baking  a quiche in a convection oven.

Hope you found this blog useful. If you have any questions, please let us know.

References

https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/cowboy-quiche-recipe-recipe-2040579

http://www.foodreference.com/html/quicher.html 

https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/46570/basic-quiche-by-shelly/

Hi, I am Charlotte, I love cooking and in my previous life, I was a chef. I bring some of my experience to the recipes on this hub and answer your food questions.