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Quiche Lorraine

Quiche Lorraine

 Prep.Time: 20 mins
 Cook.Time: 60-65 min
 Difficulty: Moderate
 Serves: 6-8


 9"/23cm Flan Tin
 Baking Beans
 Baking Paper


 375g/11oz Short Crust Pastry
   (ready rolled)
 5 Rashers Smoked Bacon
 2 Egg Yolks
 2 Eggs
 450ml/¾pt Milk
 100g/3.5oz Grated Cheese
 Black Pepper


Pre-heat oven to 200°c / 400°f / Gas Mark 6.
Grease tin well with butter.
Lay pastry over the tin and press into edges, trim around edge.
Place a sheet of baking paper over this and fill with baking beans.
Bake in oven for 20-25 minutes or until golden.
Grill bacon until slightly crispy then chop roughly.
When pastry is ready, remove beans and paper.
Reduce oven heat to 150°c/300°F/Gas Mark 2.
Lay bacon in the base and sprinkle cheese on top.
Beat eggs and yolks, add milk and fresh black pepper.
Pour mixture into flan, up to ¾ full saving the rest for later.
Place flan in centre of oven for 15 minutes.
Add rest of mixture and cook for 30-40 minutes or until firm.
Serve hot or cold.

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