Classic Quiche Lorraine

Classic Quiche Lorraine


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About this recipe: Bacon, Gruyere cheese and onions mingle in perfect harmony amidst the eggs and cream in this timeless classic.


Serves: 6 

  • 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

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:55min  ›  Extra time:10min  ›  Ready in:1hr20min 

  1. Preheat oven to 220 C / Gas 7.
  2. 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.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, cream, salt, sugar and cayenne pepper. Pour mixture into pastry case.
  4. 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.

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Reviews (7)


a wonderful recipe hot or cold - 21 Apr 2011


Great quiche. I will definitely be making this again. - 06 Jun 2011


the whole family loved this, the cheese made all the differance, usually i would have some left over for lunch the next day but not this time, will keep this. - 07 Dec 2012

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