Buttermilk Pie

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

This is an old southern favorite. From Miss Daisy's Tea Room, Nashville, TN

Top Review by Susie in Texas

I have a Buttermilk Pie recipe with exactly the same ingredients/proportions. I have been using this recipe forever and always had rave reviews. BUT, the difference is in the instructions. My recipe did not specify to beat the egg whites separately; it just calls for 3 eggs, beaten. I decided to try it, beating the whites separately, because I've always been displeased with the "look" of the finished pie. WOW! Same great tasting pie, but a lighter, fluffier presentation. We loved it!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream butter and sugar together.
  2. Add egg yolks and beat well.
  3. Add flour, salt, lemon juice and rind; mix thoroughly.
  4. Add buttermilk and mix well.
  5. Fold in beaten egg whites.
  6. Pour filling into crust and bake for 10 minutes at 450 degrees.
  7. Lower heat to 350 degrees and continue baking 40 minutes.
  8. May need to cover crust edges with foil it starts to get too brown.

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