Buttermilk pie is a silky custard-like pie using buttermilk and eggs, that came from English settlers at the end of the 18th century. My grandmother used to make it to finish up a buttermilk carton when I was a child. This is her recipe.
Serves 6-8 | Prep time 20 minutes | Cook time 1 hour 45 minutes
3 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 ¼ cups white sugar
1 tablespoon flour
½ cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon vanilla Unbaked
9-inch pie shell, plain pastry
Preheat the oven to 300°F.
In a mixing bowl, cream together the butter and sugar.
Stir in the eggs, flour, buttermilk, and vanilla. Blend well.
Spread the filling in the pie shell.
Bake for about 1 hour and 45 minutes, or until a knife inserted in the filling comes out clean.
Let the pie cool before serving.