Classic Buttermilk Pie

Homemade Buttermilk Pie

Homemade buttermilk pie



1-1/2 cups sugar
4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 cup butter
4 eggs
1 cup buttermilk
Optional: 1 tablespoon loosely packed lemon zest
Optional: 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1-1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 9-inch unbaked deep dish pie shell


Preheat oven to 350°. Whisk together first 2 ingredients in a large bowl. 

In a large bowl cream together sugar, butter, flour.

Whisk eggs, adding one at a time, mixing well as you go.

Add buttermilk, vanilla extract, and optional lemon ingredients.

Pour into unbaked pie shell and bake for 45 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.

If pie crust is getting too brown, cover edges with aluminum shield.

Cool for one hour and serve.


8 servings

Preparation Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

3 Hours

Total Time

3 Hours

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