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Buttermilk Pie W / Lemon & Blueberry

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Buttermilk Pie

Oh my, this Buttermilk Pie with Blueberry and Lemon is sure to be a dish that you will keep! I love everything but Buttermilk! When you make this you will like Buttermilk in the pie! I had never heard of pie with buttermilk in it but there is always a first for everything! So, here is a Buttermilk Pie and I hope you enjoy it!

 Ingredients for: Buttermilk Pie Recipe

  • 1 – Pre-baked 10-inch pie crust (If you want to make your own pie dough, click HERE for a recipe for Flaky Pie Dough instead)
  • 1 1/2 – Cups sugar
  • 1 – Tbsp plus 1 1/2 Tsps cornstarch. (sifted )
  • 8 – Tablespoons unsalted butter (melted )
  • 3 – Medium to large eggs
  • 1 – Tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 Cup buttermilk
  • 2 – Tsp lemon zest
  • 2 – Tbsp fresh lemon juice

Ingredients for: Blueberries

  • 1/4 – Cup apricot preserves
  • 1 – Tbsp water
  • 1 1/2 – Pints fresh dry blueberries

Directions for: Buttermilk Pie Recipe

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Using a large bowl, whisk together the sugar, cornstarch, butter, eggs, vanilla, buttermilk, zest, and lemon juice until smooth.
  3. All the buttermilk mixture into the pre-baked pie shell.
  4. Line a cookie sheet with foil and place the pie on this.
  5. Bake pie for 40 minutes, or until the crust is golden and the custard is set.
  6. Cool on a wire rack.
  7. Top with the Blueberry topping when serving.
  8. Serve chilled or at room temp.

Directions for Blueberry Sauce / Topping for: Buttermilk Pie Recipe

  1. Whisk together Preserves and water in a small, heavy saucepan, and cook over medium heat until melted.
  2. Strain through a sieve, add the blueberries, and stir to coat.
  3. If you prefer cooked blueberries, you can use this recipe for blueberry topping instead.


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