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Buttermilk Pie


A buttermilk pie recipe with lemon, nutmeg, and other ingredients.


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 1/3 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • pinch salt
  • 1 pie shell, 9-inch


Cream the butter and sugar; add the egg yolks, beating after each addition. Beat in flour and buttermilk; add the lemon juice, lemon peel, nutmeg, and a pinch of salt. Beat the egg whites until stiff; fold into the filling. Pour the filling into the pie shell; cook in center of a preheated 325° oven until the custard is set and slightly brown, about 1 hour. Serve with berries, fresh fruit, or dessert sauce.

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