Buttermilk Pie

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Ask 10 different people their favorite kind of pie, and you just may get 10 different answers. Whether you like the all-American apple, or prefer cherry, peach, chocolate or pecan, the list can go on and on. One thing is certain, those flaky crusts and fruit or cream fillings are a favorite of young and old alike.

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Buttermilk Pie

Submitted by Bruce Ritter, SouthEastern Illinois Electric Cooperative
Course Pie
Cuisine American
Servings 8


  • 1 unbaked 9-inch pie shell
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 T. all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk


  • Heat oven to 400 F.
  • In medium bowl, blend together butter and sugar.
  • Add in flour and mix.
  • Add vanilla and eggs and blend well.
  • Mix in buttermilk.
  • Pour into pie shell.
  • Bake for 5 minutes. Lower oven to 350 F and bake 40-45 minutes.
  • Cool.


Nutrition information per serving: 485 calories; 20.9g fat; 308mg sodium; 73.4g carbohydrates; 4.8g protein.