Classic Quiche Lorraine Recipe with Bacon || Everyone’s favorite quiche, made with crumbled bacon, cheddar and parmesan cheese. This recipe is perfect for brunch with pals and can be made ahead of time for easy hosting.
Since quiche is one of those rare, flexible mains that can be served at ANY meal time—breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner—having a good go-to quiche recipe is a must. This classic quiche lorraine recipe is my all-time fav. I’ve been making (and perfecting) it for a good 10 plus years.
About this classic quiche lorraine recipe with bacon:
Ok, let’s talk about this delicious quiche lorraine and why you should make it tonight for dinner…or for brunch this weekend.
- Ingredient stars: crispy crumbled bacon (a thing of dreams), shredded cheddar AND parmesan
- This recipe makes a good-sized quiche — I use a fairly large 10-inch pie dish (a little less than an inch and a half deep). If you’re using a smaller, 9-inch pie dish, not to worry, your quiche will fit, but it will rise slightly higher than mine.
- A good homemade shortcrust makes this quiche even better. I recommend this recipe from Ricardo. If you’re stretched for time, grab a frozen pre-made crust at the market. The quiche will still be delicious.
How to make quiche lorraine:
Prepare your shortcrust, if you are using homemade. Roll out the dough and place over the pie dish. Use pie weights (if you have) and bake the empty pie crust for 15 minutes in a 400-degree oven. [Sidenote: what are pie weights? Check out this excellent article from the
Meanwhile, in a large mixing bowl, beat eggs and whisk in cream, milk, salt, pepper, onion powder, paprika, celery salt, nutmeg, and green onions.
Once the pie crust is out of the oven, evenly cover the crust base with your cooked, crispy bacon, followed by the shredded cheddar and parmesan cheese. Gently pour your egg mixture over top and pop the quiche into the oven at 425 for 15 minutes, followed by 30 minutes at 325 degrees.