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TL;DR Quiche pans are fluted because quiche crusts are ruffled. Quiche crusts are ruffled for the same geometric reason as muffin liners and some coffee filters are ruffled. Try fitting an inelastic disc into a cylinder, covering the bottom and sides, and the disc builds ruffles on its sides. Since the ruffles of the crust are somewhat fragile, they are best ...


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A quiche is simply a French, savory, custard based tart. Tarts are typically "short" based pastries, like a pie crust. They are usually prepared in a shallow tart pan with either angled, straight, or fluted sides. Whether or not it is "typical" to prepare them in fluted tart pan is debatable. The edge design of the cooking vessel has ...


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If I understand correctly, you tried to cook your quiche at 140°F, ie 60°C? That's way too low and would explain why it never cooked properly. Even if that was a typo and you cooked it at 140°C the temperature would be too low. There isn't unfortunately a unique perfect way to cook a quiche, but generally the recipes will advise you about 45-50 min at 180°C ...


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