Baked Sunday Mornings: Lemon & Black Pepper Quiche

by byn on May 11, 2014

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Lemon & Black Pepper Quiche

I usually love quiche; buttery, flaky crust, rich custard, and delicious filling combinations. Unfortunately this quiche was not for me, and was borderline inedible. I re-read the recipe both during and after baking just to make sure I made it correctly. I did. It’s gross.

My Mom and I ate this for lunch today and were pretty disappointed. I don’t think there are enough eggs in the custard – only 2 eggs and 2 yolks combined with 2 cups of cream/creme fraiche. I compared this to a quiche recipe I love and that one has 3 whole eggs with 1 1/2 cups of cream/sour cream. It was just too creamy. To make matters worse, the lemon (juice + zest) overpowered the whole thing. I said to my Mom that if you added just a few tablespoons of sugar, you’d feel like you were eating lemon pudding or lemon curd.

On the bright side, I made a great salad with strawberries, pistachios, sunflower seeds and a mango poppyseed dressing, and some perfect blueberry muffins that we loved.

You can find the recipe here!

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Dafna | Stellina Sweets May 11, 2014 at 11:36 pm

Sorry to hear you didn’t like this quiche, Robyn. I’m glad you enjoyed the rest of your beautiful meal though!

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Susan May 11, 2014 at 10:32 pm

I’m sorry this was a bust for you – especially because you decided to share it with your mom! I completely spaced on it. Everyone’s quiches look beautiful, but they’ve sure received mixed reviews!

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Littlebakerbunny May 11, 2014 at 9:57 pm

I’m glad I’m not the only one who thought this was way too lemony… it was like a lemon bar-quiche, which was not a good flavor sensation. Sigh, well they can’t all be winners! :)

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Danielle May 11, 2014 at 8:20 pm

I come for the recipes and the pictures but what I really want is the honesty! Amazing!

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