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Buttermilk Pie

A tangy delicious pie!
Buttermilk Pie

An old-fashioned buttermilk pie is something that gets passed down through generations. Enjoy this tangy pie with some ice cream or cream!

This recipe is courtesy of Taste of Home.


For the crust:

  • 1 -1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 Cup shortening
  • 1/4 Cup cold whole milk
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten

For the filling:

  • 1/2 Cup butter, softened
  • 2 Cups sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 Cup buttermilk
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 Teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 Cup lemon juice


For the crust:

In a large bowl, mix flour and salt. Cut in shortening until smooth. Gradually add milk and egg and mix well. On a floured surface, roll dough out very thin. Place in a 10-inch pie pan; set aside.

For the filling:

For the filling, cream butter and sugar in a bowl. Add flour. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in remaining ingredients and mix well. Pour into crust.

Bake at 350° for 45 minutes. Cool completely before serving.