How to Bake Crepe Quiche Lorraine

How to Bake Crepe Quiche Lorraine

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 1 hr 20 mins

Cooking time: 40 mins

Ingredients needed to make Crepe Quiche Lorraine:

For the crepes:

  • ½ cup all purpose flour
  • 1 large  egg
  • 2 tbsp fresh herbs, finely chopped
  • 6 tbsp whole milk
  • 1/8 tsp kosher salt
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 ½ tbsp unsalted butter, melted

For the quiches:

  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 bacon strips, fried and crumbled
  • 1 oz cheddar cheese, shredded
  • ¼ cup onion, sliced
  • 6 oz whole milk
  • 1 tsp unsalted butter
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

Cooking instructions for Crepe Quiche Lorraine:

  • To make the crepes, dump all its ingredients into a blender and pulse them briefly for few seconds until they blend together to form a smooth, uniformly mixed batter.
  • Pour the batter into a bowl and set aside in the fridge for an hour to get rid of the air bubbles in it.
  • Heat a small skillet over moderately-low flame and coat it with a small knob of melted butter.
  • Pour in ¼ cup of the cold batter into the middle of the skillet and tilt the pan to spread it out.
  • Cook on side briefly for half a minute and turn it over carefully to cook the other side for another 10 seconds.
  • Slide it onto a chopping board and set aside until rest of the crepes is cooked using remaining batter.
  • To make the quiches, warm up your oven to 325 degrees F.
  • Add another knob of butter into the small frying pan and melt it until it foams.
  • Throw in the onion and sauté briefly until it becomes lucid.
  • Transfer it into a small bowl and crumble the fried bacon into it.
  • Toss them together to mix well and set aside.
  • Beat the eggs with milk, in a separate bowl until just combined and stir in a dash each of seasonings to taste.
  • Line each well of a 6-cup muffin tin with one crepe, while pleating their edges to fit well.
  • Spoon the filling into each crepe cup and sprinkle equal amount of cheese on top of each serving.
  • Top each of them with the egg-milk mixture and place it in the hot oven to bake for half an hour or until the uppermost layer of egg turns firm.
  • Set aside for 5 minutes to cool slightly.
  • Serve warm.

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