How to make quiche without double cream

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Quiche is essentially a custard baked in a pie crust. A basic quiche recipe calls for eggs, cream and cheese, although a variety of fillings can also be added.

The more traditional recipes call for rich double cream, but a reduced fat milk -- such as skimmed milk -- can be used in place of the cream with no flavour or consistency problems.

Preheat oven to 180C or 160C for a fan-assisted oven.

Whisk the eggs and milk in a bowl until combined.

Add a pinch of salt and pepper to taste.

Pour the egg mixture in the pie crust, and sprinkle cheese (if desired) over the top of the quiche.

Bake the quiche for 35 to 40 minutes. Let the quiche cool for 5 minutes before slicing and serving.