Julia Child's Quiche Lorraine - Adapted

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Total Time
20 mins
35 mins

This is the original quiche, which was more of a custard, without cheese. It is so rich it will wow your guests! In the original recipe the bacon is boiled for 5 minutes (to remove the smoke flavor) then drained and cooked crisp about 3 minutes --no need to do this if you don't have the time!

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  1. Preheat oven to 375°F Bake pie crust for 5 minutes, so that it is partially cooked.
  2. Brown bacon in a skillet. Drain on paper towels. Press pieces into bottom of pastry shell.
  3. In a mixing bowl, beat the eggs, cream, and seasonings until blended. Check seasonings. Pour into pastry shell; dot top with butter.
  4. Set in upper third of preheated oven and bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until the quiche has puffed and browned.