Wednesday, 27 March 2013

One of my favourite recipes

I discovered this recipe in a women's institute book my sister in law gave me as an engagement gift. The recipes are quick and easy and also economical, which of course was a big plus for a newly wed bride;) This recipe has been a firm favourite with hubby and my children.  It is a recipe they will both take with them when they leave home.
The basic recipe can be modiied for any left overs, but we like the sweetcorn as the best. I like to add fresh asparagus when it is in season, however it is as delicious without.

1 tin creamed sweetcorn* 
punnet of fresh asparagus(optional)
1.5 cups flour
3teaspoons Baking powder
pinch of salt
4Tablespoons margarine( I find butter makes the pastry heavier)
7Tablespoons of boiling water
3 eggs
1 cup of grated cheese(or more to suit your preferences)
1. Set oven at 190deg. C
2.Grate cheese and lightly grease pie dish
3. Sift dry ingredients
4.Melt marg in water, mix in with dry ingredients and press into pie dish
5. Mix eggs, sweetcorn and a handful of grated cheese.
6.Place mixture into pie shell and place asparagus on top like the spokes of a wheel.
7. Sprinkle remaining cheese on top.
8. Bake in oven for 25-30 minutes
9. My oven needs to be turned down to 180 deg.C after 20 minutes
*  To cream a tin of sweetcorn, just blitz in a liquidiser and add a little milk so that  the mixture is not too thick
I have substituted the sweet corn with mushrooms and left over savoury mince.
I would imagine anything that takes your fancy would work :) 


  1. Looks yummy! :) Thank you for your lovely comments sprinkled around my blog today. :) God bless, xx

  2. Oh yummy! I've not had a quiche made with cream corn. Sounds delicious. I'll have to give this a whirl.


  3. That looks very tasty! Love your new header!!! Whoa, is it stunning. Happy Easter!

  4. Thanks for following my blog! Your blog is lovely...I adore lavender and your pix just give me that glorious scent!
    Happy Easter.

  5. Yummy thank you for sharing xox Clarice


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