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Buttermilk Pie

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In this post I’m sharing the recipe for a Southern favorite, Buttermilk Pie.

If you’ve never had buttermilk pie, you may be wondering what does buttermilk pie taste like. Does it taste like buttermilk? Buttermilk is used in many desserts and no that buttermilk taste is not what you’ll notice, in case you’re not a fan.

This classic southern pie is a delicious custard like treat!

I remember the first time that I had this classic Southern dessert. It wasn’t at my grandmother’s house, it was at a cafe for lunch.

I had to try it and just fell in love with it. You’ll love it too!

Old Fashioned Buttermilk Pie

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c Butter, melted
  • 1.5 c Granulated Sugar
  • 3 Large Eggs (room temperature)
  • 3 tbs All Purpose Flour (heaping tablespoons)
  • 1 tbs Lemon Zest
  • 3 tbs Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1 c Buttermilk
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • Pinch of Salt
  • Pinch of Nutmeg
  • Deep Dish Pie Shell (I used store bought)
Preheat oven to 350℉
 
Add the sugar and melted butter to a medium mixing bowl and combine with a hand mixer.
 
Next, add the eggs and mix until creamy.
 
Add the flour and mix to incorporate.

Southern Buttermilk Pie

 
 
Add lemon zest, lemon juice, buttermilk, vanilla, and salt – mix to combine.
 

Add filling to the pie shell. If you like, brush the edges of the crust with egg wash (1 beaten egg mixed with a teaspoon of water or milk).

 
Cooks Note: I prefer to place my pie shell on a foil lined baking sheet before filling. It makes transferring to the oven easier and prevents spills in the oven. 
 

Classic Buttermilk Pie

 
 
Sprinkle the top of the pie with a pinch of fresh ground nutmeg.
 
Bake 35-45 minutes until set.
 
Allow to cool completely before serving, at least 1 hour. Pie is best served at room temperature.
 
 
 
 
Should buttermilk pie be refrigerated? Yes. After the pie has cooled completely it should be refrigerated. 
 
How long does buttermilk pie last? The buttermilk pie will last up to three days refrigerated.
 
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Buttermilk Pie

Buttermilk Pie

Buttermilk pie is a custard like pie and and old fashioned favorite dessert.

Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c Butter, melted
  • 1.5 c Granulated Sugar
  • 3 Large Eggs (room temperature)
  • 3 tbs All Purpose Flour (heaping tablespoons)
  • 1 tbs Lemon Zest
  • 3 tbs Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1 c Buttermilk
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • Pinch of Salt
  • Pinch of Nutmeg
  • Deep Dish Pie Shell (I used store bought)

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350℉

Add sugar and melted butter to a medium mixing bowl and combine with a hand mixer. Add eggs and mix until creamy.

Add flour and mix to incorporate.

Add lemon zest, lemon juice, buttermilk, vanilla, and salt - mix to combine.

Add filling to pie shell.

If you like, brush the edges of the crust with egg wash (1 beaten egg mixed with a teaspoon of water or milk).

Sprinkle the top of the pie with a pinch of fresh ground nutmeg.

Bake 35-45 minutes until set.

Allow to cool completely before serving, at least 1 hour. Pie is best served at room temperature.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 358 Total Fat: 15g Saturated Fat: 9g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 6g Cholesterol: 101mg Sodium: 225mg Carbohydrates: 51g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 42g Protein: 5g
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5 Comments

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    Lynda H
    February 23, 2017 at 2:00 pm

    I've been craving Buttermilk Pie – I haven't had it in years! I'm pinning this and I'd love if you'd come share it with Awesome Life Friday tonight. 🙂 http://rchreviews.blogspot.com/

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    Miz Helen
    February 28, 2017 at 7:03 pm

    We love Buttermilk Pie and this is a delicious recipe! We always love your recipes at Full Plate Thursday, thanks so much for sharing them with us!
    Miz Helen

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    Jolie
    August 18, 2017 at 2:32 pm

    nice post

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