Do I Need to Pre-Bake My Quiche Crust?

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Q: Do you have to pre-bake a quiche crust before filling? I used a flour-butter-water crust and I see that most recipes require pre-baking, but I never remember my mother doing this step.

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Editor: Yes, I recommend pre-baking the crusts for quiches because I think it helps keep them from getting soggy from the filling. Here’s a little more information on blind baking:

Readers, any other thoughts?