Buttermilk Pie is an old-fashioned Southern classic. It’s the best of the best, crème de la crème, the bee’s knees and it’s very, very good!
Some of the best desserts are the simplest to make and this pie is no exception. If you’re looking for an easy dessert that’s always a crowd-pleaser, this is your pie. It’s silky, slightly sweet, and incredibly decadent.
This classic treat is simple enough to make––just combine a few basic ingredients. The key to success is in the buttermilk, which provides a tart flavor that harmonizes with a sweet, flaky crust. And let’s not forget a generous helping of sugar and butter, for an indulgent and luxurious texture.
Finally, a spoonful of the best vanilla adds an aromatic surge of flavor that takes the taste of the pie to another level.
Although it takes time to bake this classic, the effort is well worth it. The result? A fragrant and comforting treat that will bring family and friends together for generations to come.
Buttermilk Pie versus Chess Pie
Buttermilk Pie is a custard-like pie. It’s similar to a Chess Pie, but it doesn’t contain cornmeal. Traditional Chess Pie does contain cornmeal. It has a silky smooth texture and a tangy light vanilla flavor.
Ingredients you’ll need
This is a crazy simple dessert to make. It has very few ingredients that you probably always have in stock. You can make my favorite pie crust recipe, my Coconut Oil Pie Crust, or take a shortcut and use a store-bought crust. I used a prepared pie crust for this Buttermilk Pie Recipe.
If you’re like me and like to feed people, this pie will make you and your quest light up with joy! A pie from scratch is always welcomed. Am I right? It’s a great pie to take to potlucks. It’s so easy to make and doesn’t cost a ton of money. Both are good qualities, right?
To top it off, you may want to serve buttermilk pie with a big dollop of whipped cream or ice cream.
More class recipes you’ll enjoy
- Whipping Cream Pound Cake
- Miss Dot’s Pound Cake
- Key Lime Pound Cake
- Sugar Pie
- Chicken n Dumplings
- Tomato Dumplings
- Blueberry dumplings
PMc’s Buttermilk Pie
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- Preheat oven to 350°F.
- Roll out pie crust in a 9-inch, regular-size pie pan (not a deep dish).
- Whisk together sugar, flour, butter, buttermilk, eggs, and vanilla until well combined. Pour into pie crust and bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes. The center will jiggle slightly but will set. Remove and allow to cool completely before serving.