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Old Fashioned Buttermilk Pie

This Old Fashioned Buttermilk Pie is a mix of flakey crust, smooth vanilla filling, and a pinch of ground nutmeg. This traditional southern dessert is the perfect holiday pie. 
Course Dessert
Cuisine Southern/ Soul Food
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 5 minutes
Author I Heart Recipes


  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup melted butter unsalted
  • 1 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 tbsp all purpose
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/8 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 9 inch pie shell / or store bought refrigerated dough


  • Beat the eggs, then add in the butter, sugar, and flour. Mix until everything is well incorporated
  • Pour in the buttermilk. Add the nutmeg,  lemon juice, and vanilla. Mix until everything is nice and creamy.
  • Pour the mixture into the pie shell, and bake in a oven set on 325 F, for 1 hour and 10 minutes.
  • Let cool completely before cutting into (like 45 minutes).
  • Serve & enjoy!