Recipe By sal
Published Oct 23rd
Prep 20m Cook 1h Additional 10m Ready In 1h 30m
Servings 1 - 9 inch pie Calories 353.2

A rich savory custard pie made with cheddar cheese, similar to quiche.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 drops hot sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika
  • 1 (9 inch) unbaked pie crust

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Spread shredded cheese in the bottom of pie crust.
  2. 2 In a large bowl, combine eggs, cream and milk. Season with hot sauce, salt, pepper and paprika. Pour filling over shredded cheese in the pie crust.
  3. 3 Bake in the preheated oven for 40 to 50 minutes, or until golden brown. Cool 10 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 353.2
  • Carbohydrate 13.1 g
  • Cholesterol 158.4 mg
  • Fat 28.6 g
  • Fiber 0.9 g
  • Protein 11.4 g
  • Saturated Fat 14.3 g
  • Sodium 382.2 mg
  • Sugar 1.8 g


  1. I think I needed to cover the crust with foil toward the end. I had to take it out because it was really getting brown. I would have preferred the texture a bit firmer (so I guess cooked longer). Also next time, I might try to add spinach or onion or a different kind of - Read more ...
  2. I enjoyed this although it wasn't as cheesy as I thought it would be.
  3. Did not use hot sauce. Good with pasta sauce!
  4. Really should rate this at a 3, but I am giving it a 4 because it has so much potential! First of all, an absolute MUST, is baking the pie crust for 8-10 mins before filling otherwise you end up with a soggy bottom. Cover the edges with tin foil or a pie edge cover - Read more ...
  5. Oh my goodness, I just finished eating 2 pieces of this for dinner and it was DIVINE!!! I would not change a thing, the simplicity of it is what makes it so good...just perfect! It was light yet filling...a bite of custard mixed in with cheese YUM!!! This is probably my favorite recipe off this - Read more ...
  6. Add a little grated onion and garlic or grated shallots...sprinkle with parmesean cheese both before and after baking.
  7. Yummy! Everyone couldn't stop eating it. I made it for someone and everyone else ended up eating all of it so now I'll have to make another. Very good. Great dish for a dinner party.
  8. I used both sharp and mild cheddar cheese and omitted the hot sauce. A very good recipe.
  9. Fabulous everyone loved it.

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