Buttermilk Pie

I love pies, but there is something special with the buttermilk ones. They are so simple, yet so delicious and I love that you can pair them with fresh fruit or whip cream or anything else that makes you skirt fly up!

If you have never made buttermilk pie, then I highly recommend you to make one ASAP. Here is my recipe!

Ingredients:

for the pie crust

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tsp white vinegar
  • 3 tbsp iced water
  • 1 tbsp white sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/3 cup shortening

 

for the filling

  • 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1-¾ cup sugar
  • ½ teaspoons salt
  • ⅓ cups butter, melted
  • 3 whole eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Start off from the pie crust. In a bowl combine flour and chilled shortening

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using your hands break the shortening into the flour until it resemble cornmeal

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Add the remaining ingredients

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and mix with a spoon

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flatten the dough up and wrap it in plastic paper. Place it in your freezer for about 30 min.

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While the pie crust is chilling, move on and make the filling.

In a bowl combine the flour, sugar and salt. In a separate bowl crack 3 eggs

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beat them slightly

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Add the eggs, melted butter, buttermilk and vanilla bean paste into the dry ingredients and whisk until well blended

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Roll out the dough into a nice circular shape

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and pour the filling  into the pie shell

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and bake at 170 C for about 55-60 min or until filling is set and top is golden-brown in color

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Let the pie cool and then chill in the fridge until you’re ready to eat.

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Then slice it up and decorate with a few slices of fresh apricot or strawberries

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Enjoy

Love and Happy weekend!

– LittleDani

About the author:

An Italian living in China with a strong passion for cooking! Browse my 'left-overs' session for many tasty grub!. Follow her on Twitter / Facebook.