Serve for brunch, lunch,
picnics, or for an appetizer; use real heavy whipping cream, not half 'n' half
or milk. And, use a good Swiss cheese - my favorite is baby Swiss.
Pastry for a 9-inch pie
pound bacon, crisply fried and crumbled
1 cup shredded Swiss cheese
(about four ounces)
1/2 cup minced onion
4 large eggs
2 cups (1 pint) whipping cream (heavy cream)
3/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
Heat oven to
425ºF. Prepare pastry. Sprinkle bacon, cheese and onion in pastry-lined pie pan.
beat eggs slightly; beat in remaining ingredients. Pour cream mixture into pie
pan. Bake for 15 minutes.
temperature to 300ºF and continue baking for another 30 minutes until a knife
inserted one inch from the edge comes out clean. Let stand ten minutes before
cutting; serve in wedges.