Can I use milk instead of heavy cream for quiche?

The simplest way to reduce the amount of fat and calories in your quiche is actually to eliminate the heavy cream and replace it with a healthier substitute. One swap is to use whole milk for the heavy cream, which will still provide a rich, creamy flavor but without all of the extra calories and fat (via Desert).

Do you put nutmeg in Quiche?

For a richer quiche, use cream instead of half and half. Milk can be used and is especially satisfactory in cheese-rich quiches. The traditional seasoning is nutmeg. Nutmeg is strong enough that only 1/8 teaspoon is used.

At what temperature do you cook quiche Lorraine?

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Line pastry shell with foil.
  2. In a large skillet, cook bacon until crisp.
  3. In a large bowl, mix together milk, salt and eggs.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes, or until knife inserted in center of quiche comes out clean.

Why did my quiche separate?

When you bake a custard, the proteins in the egg coagulate and cause the custard to set. But if you bake it for too long, or at too high a temperature, the proteins become over-coagulated and force out liquid, creating that curdled appearance.

How do you fix a runny quiche?

Fill boiled water on the bigger pan, only up to halfway. After putting the quiche on the bigger pan, put them back in the oven. Make sure the oven is at the same temperature. Heat the quiche until the watery texture goes away.

Why does my quiche get watery?

The custard relies on the coagulation of the proteins in the eggs to “set” or firm the filling. If too much dairy is added to the eggs, there will not be enough proteins to set the mixture and the result will be a very soft, almost runny quiche.

How do you keep quiche from getting watery?

It depends what kind of “watery” you mean. If the quiche isn’t set and the filling is slopping out, you’re under-baking it. Solution: leave it in the oven for longer. If it’s set, but has tiny holes in it and water is weeping out, you’re over-baking it.

How long should quiche rest before cutting?

Should I let my quiche rest before cutting? Unless you’re super pinched for time, plan to remove the quiche from the oven and let the inside continue to “cook” while the exterior cools to a warm temperature. This requires a little patience. A good rule of thumb is to wait 10-20 minutes before slicing.

What should I serve with quiche?

But can also be served for brunch or even dinner. And while quiche is incredible all by itself, it always taste so much better when paired with a few complimentary side dishes. Serve this delightful dish with some hot cocoa, fresh fruit, a classic tomato soup, or some toast topped with honey.