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Buttermilk Pie with Lemon


Buttermilk Pie
Photo: Diana Rattray
This delicious lemon buttermilk pie will be a hit with your family and guests. Use a homemade pie pastry recipe (see below) or use refrigerated or frozen pie shell.


  • 4 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • finely grated zest of 1 lemon
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 baked 9-inch pie shell


In a large mixing bowl beat eggs and sugar until light and lemon-colored. Beat in flour, then buttermilk, melted butter, lemon peel, lemon juice, and vanilla.

Pour mixture into pie shell.

Bake in a preheated 375° oven for 20 minutes. Reduce the oven temperature to 325 and continue baking for about 20 minutes longer, or until a knife comes out clean when inserted in the center. The filling will jiggle only slightly when done.

See Also:

Vanilla Pie Pastry

All Butter Pie Pastry

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