Grandma’s Buttermilk Pie

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Introducing Grandma’s Buttermilk Pie, a timeless and cherished dessert that captures the essence of comforting homemade goodness. This classic recipe, passed down through generations, combines simple ingredients to create a luscious and velvety pie that’s both nostalgic and irresistible. With a delicate balance of sweetness and tanginess, this buttermilk pie features a creamy texture encased in a flaky, golden crust. The straightforward preparation involves creaming together sugar and butter, incorporating eggs and flour, and finishing with the richness of buttermilk. Baked to perfection, this pie emanates a delightful aroma that beckons to be shared with loved ones. Perfect for any occasion, Grandma’s Buttermilk Pie promises a slice of tradition and a taste of heartwarming memories.


  • 1 3/4 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 unbaked 9-inch pie shell


  1. Preheat your oven to 300 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. In a mixing bowl, cream together the sugar and room temperature butter until well blended.
  3. Beat in the eggs one at a time, ensuring the mixture becomes smooth after each addition.
  4. Add the vanilla extract, pinch of salt, and flour to the mixture. Beat until all ingredients are well incorporated.
  5. Gradually beat in the buttermilk until the mixture is thoroughly combined.
  6. Place the unbaked pie shell on a baking sheet lined with foil to catch any potential overflow.
  7. Pour the buttermilk mixture into the pie shell, filling it just up to the top. If there’s any remaining mixture, pour it into an ungreased custard cup.
  8. Bake in the preheated oven for 1 hour and 10 minutes. Keep an eye on the pie to ensure it cooks evenly.
  9. Once done, remove the pie from the oven and allow it to set until it’s almost cooled before serving.
  10. Store the pie covered in the refrigerator for optimal freshness. Enjoy your delicious Grandma’s Buttermilk Pie!

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