You’ve quiche, but there’s only one problem – it’s not hot. A warm quiche is a bad quiche. A quiche combines all the greats – creamy cheese and eggs, a flaky crust, and crispy bacon. Whether you prepare it at home or buy it from somewhere else, you’ll want to learn how to reheat frozen quiche. This guide will explore the different ways on how to reheat a frozen quiche.
Reheat Quiche in the Oven
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Put the frozen quiche on top of a baking sheet and allow it to return it to room temperature before reheating it.
- Use aluminum foil to cover the crust of the frozen quiche.
- Warm the quiche in the oven for around 15 minutes, depending on the type of oven you have.
- Remove the quiche from the oven and leave on the counter for around 15 minutes without removing the foil.
- Use a thermometer to read its temperature and if it reads 165 degrees Fahrenheit, take it out, put it on a cool plate, and serve.
Reheat Frozen Quiche in the Microwave
- Remove the frozen quiche from the fridge and put it on the counter for it to return to room temperature.
- Your microwave should be set to produce at least 50% power. This will reduce the chance of the eggs overcooking in the microwave and retain their fluffiness.
- Put the frozen quiche on a microwave plate, reheating it for around 3 minutes.
- Check on your quiche to see if it has reached the right temperature after 3 minutes. If it hasn’t, reheat it in 30-second intervals to prevent it from over-drying and overheating.
- Remove your quiche from the microwave and serve with your favorite side dish.
Reheat in the Toaster
- Remove the quiche from the fridge and leave outside until it returns to room temperature.
- You can even leave the quiche outside to thaw overnight or put it in the microwave to defrost it.
- Put the quiche into your toaster for 2 to 3 minutes, constantly checking if it’s the right temperature for eating.
- Remove it, put it on a plate, and enjoy.
What Method to Reheat a Frozen Quiche Comes Recommended?
There are pros and cons to each method. Let’s take a look at each one.
Pros and Cons of Using the Oven
- The preferred method to reheat a frozen quiche
- Keeps it moist, flavorful, and crispy
- Heat several quiches at once
- Time-consuming to wait for the oven to reheat
- Need to cover it with aluminum foil
Pros and Cons of Using a Microwave
- The quickest way to reheat it
- Thaw the quiche quickly
- If done incorrectly, the eggs can become rubbery
- Can make your quiche dry and soggy
Pros and Cons of Using a Toaster
- Another quick way to reheat a frozen quiche
- No need to heat the toaster beforehand
- Can burn the quiche if left in it for even a few seconds more after it has been reheated
- Need to continuously check the status of the quiche
Out of all these, go with the oven method, and if you don’t have time, you can always use the microwave and toaster, but you’ll need to be vigilant throughout the reheating process.