Kraft Vegemite 220g


Cheese and Vegemite Mini Quiches

Cheese and Vegemite Mini Quiches

  • Serves: 12
  • Preparation: 10-15 mins
  • Cooking: 15 mins


  • 12 slices bread, crusts removed
  • butter for spreading
  • VEGEMITE, for spreading
  • 60g bacon, finely chopped
  • 80g sliced mushrooms
  • 60g grated tasty cheese
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 80ml cream
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chives


  1. SPREAD each slice of bread with butter then VEGEMITE. Press bread into non-stick muffin pans, Vegemite sides facing up.
  2. COOK bacon and mushrooms in a frying pan for 2 minutes. Combine bacon, mushrooms, cheese, eggs, cream and chives. 
  3. SPOON savoury egg mixture into bread cases and bake at 210ºC for 15 minutes or until set. Serve hot or cold.

The chief scientist in the company Fred owned was Dr. Cyril P. Callister, and it was Dr. Callister who invented the first Vegemite spread. He used brewer's yeast and blended the yeast extract with ingredients like celery, onion, salt, and a few secret ingredients to make this paste.