Buttermilk Pie

This pie has a light, tangy flavor and is wonderful after a heavy meal. It’s best served slightly chilled or at room temperature.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 2 hoursDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8


  • 1 1⁄2 cups sugar
  • 1⁄2 cup butter, melted
  • 1⁄3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 1⁄3 cups buttermilk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1⁄8 tsp. salt
  • 1 pastry crust (9 inches), unbaked


  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • In a large bowl whisk together the sugar, butter, flour, eggs, buttermilk, vanilla, and salt until smooth.
  • Pour the mixture into the prepared pastry crust and place on a baking sheet. Bake in the lower third of the oven for 15 minutes, then reduce the heat to 325°F and bake for an additional 35 minutes, or until the pie is a rich golden brown on the top. Cool at least 1 hour before slicing.