Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Book Club Buttermilk Pie Recipe


Recently I hosted my Dixie Diva Book Club meeting.  The book selection for October was Alan Bradley's The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie, so can you guess what I served for dessert? You guessed it: pie!  I decided to cook my family's favorite pie for the ladies, and I would like to share my recipe with you.  The great thing about this recipe is that it makes two pies: one to eat and one to share!

(I will be reviewing The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie this Friday, November 5th.)

Yummy Buttermilk Pie

5 eggs (room temperature)
2 cups sugar
1 cup whole buttermilk
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 heaping teaspoon grated lemon rind (at least two lemons)
3/4 cup melted unsalted butter
1 1/2 tablespoons flour (all purpose)
2  8" pie shells (deep dish!)

Combine first two ingredients, and beat well.  Stir in buttermilk and next 2 ingredients.  Stir in melted butter and flour.  Pour into two 8-inch deep dish pie shells.  Bake at 275 degrees for ten minutes.  Increase to 300 degrees, and bake 45 - 50 minutes.

Garnish with fresh fruit, freshly ground nutmeg, lemon zest, mint leaves, and/or freshly whipped cream.

Until next time....

Ricki Jill


Anonymous said...

Just made the most delicious pie in the world! Thank you for sharing your recipe.

Happy holidays,
Noha Nadler

Jann Olson said...

I will try this one Ricki. YUM!

Amy at Ms. Toody Goo Shoes said...

Hi Ricki Jill, I just "met" you over at Junk Chick Cottage. Had to check out your recipes. This sounds amazing!

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