• 37 Ratings

Return to your childhood with this custard recipe that's just like Grandma used to make. The retro buttermilk pie recipe will become an often-requested dessert, especially during holiday season.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Buttermilk Pie

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Prepare pastry and line 9-inch pie plate. Line pastry with double thickness of foil. Bake 8 minutes. Remove foil. Bake 4 to 6 minutes more or until crust is lightly browned; cool. Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees F.

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  • In saucepan, melt butter over medium-low heat. Stir in sugar and flour. Remove from heat; set aside. In mixing bowl beat eggs with electric mixer on medium speed just until fluffy (about 1 minute). Stir in buttermilk and vanilla. Gradually whisk buttermilk mixture into butter mixture until smooth. Pour into prebaked crust.

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  • Place pie on oven rack; carefully tent whole pie with foil. Bake 50 to 55 minutes or until center is set when gently shaken. Cool on wire rack for 1 hour. Cover; refrigerate at least 4 hours before serving. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Buttermilk Pie)

394 calories; total fat 22g; saturated fat 10g; polyunsaturated fat 3g; monounsaturated fat 6g; cholesterol 111mg; sodium 214mg; potassium 100mg; carbohydrates 44g; fiber 1g; sugar 27g; protein 6g; vitamin a 437IU; vitamin c 1mg; thiaminmg; riboflavinmg; niacin equivalents 1mg; vitamin b6mg; folate 52mcg; vitamin b12mcg; calcium 50mg; iron 1mg.

Pastry for Single-Crust Pie

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  • In a medium bowl stir together flour and salt. Using a pastry blender, cut in shortening and butter until pea size. Sprinkle 1 Tbsp. ice water over part of the flour mixture; toss with a fork. Push moistened pastry to side of bowl. Repeat moistening flour mixture, adding water, 1 Tbsp water at a time, until mixture begins to come together. Gather pastry into a ball, kneading gently until it comes together.

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Reviews

37 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 16
  • 4 star values: 9
  • 3 star values: 7
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 4