Apple Cinnamon Quiche
photo by Brenda.
- Ready In:
- Peel, core, and grate the medium-sized tart apple in a small bowl.
- Slice the butter into pats.
- In a small dish, combine the sugar and cinnamon and set aside.
- In a small saute' pan over medium heat, melt the butter and saute' the grated apple stirring occasionally for 5 minutes.
- Combine apple/butter mixture with the grated cheese until mixed well and scatter evenly over the bottom of the pie shell.
- Now sprinkle the sugar/cinnamon blend over the apple-cheese mixture.
- In a medium-sized bowl, lightly whisk the eggs and whipping cream together. Pour over the apple-cheese mixture.
- Bake in a preheated 375 degree F oven for 35-40 minutes or until set.
- Ovens vary. For instance, in my oven it only takes 30 minutes. Please don't overbake it.
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I didn't know what to expect. I kept thinking sweet or savory? All I can say is I am so very glad I tried this recipe! The texture is like a silky custard pie. The shredded apple taste sneaks thru every so often as does the cheddar cheese. I honestly have to say that I did not really taste the cinnamon but may up it a bit next time just out of curiosity. I can see why guests look forward to this treat. Served with thinly sliced Granny Smith apples. Thanks so much for sharing and for the bit of history behind the recipe :)
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