About this recipe:Bacon, Gruyere cheese and onions mingle in perfect harmony amidst the eggs and cream in this timeless classic.
1 23cm unbaked pastry case
12 rashers bacon
100g grated Gruyere cheese
5 tablespoons minced onion
4 eggs, beaten
500ml single cream
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon caster sugar
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
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Method Prep:15min › Cook:55min › Extra time:10min › Ready in:1hr20min
Preheat oven to 220 C / Gas 7.
Place bacon in a large frying pan, and fry over medium-high heat until crisp. Drain on kitchen roll, then chop coarsely. Sprinkle bacon, cheese and onion into pastry case.
In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, cream, salt, sugar and cayenne pepper. Pour mixture into pastry case.
Bake 15 minutes in the preheated oven. Reduce heat to 150 C / Gas 2, and bake an additional 30 minutes, or until a knife inserted an inch from edge comes out clean. Allow quiche to sit 10 minutes before cutting.