Made This Recipe? Add Your Photo

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins

Our family loves custard pie, and we enjoy this variation of my usual recipe. The buttermilk gives a slightly tangy taste to the pie and the orange zest adds a nice, bright flavor to the custard. (Time for the pie to cool completely is in addition to the cooking time below.)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 350°F Place piecrust into a 9" pie plate and crimp edges decoratively. Chill 5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in large bowl, combine the sugar and flour. Using a whisk, stir in the 4 eggs, one at a time. Stir in the buttermilk, melted butter and orange zest until blended.
  3. Place pie plate with prepared piecrust on baking sheet; fill piecrust with buttermilk mixture. Bake 30 minutes, or until center is set. Let cook completely. Garnish with sliced strawberries, if desired.