Old-Time Buttermilk Pie

Old-Time Buttermilk Pie

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"This recipe is older than I am...and I was born in 1919! My mother and grandmother made this pie with buttermilk and eggs from our farm and set it on the tables at church meetings and social gatherings. I did the same and now our children make it, too!"
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  1. In a bowl, mix flour and salt. Cut in shortening until smooth. Gradually add milk and egg; blend well. On a floured surface, roll dough out very thin. Place in a 10-in. pie pan; set aside. For filling, cream butter and sugar in a mixing bowl. Add flour. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in remaining ingredients and mix well. Pour into crust. Bake at 350 degrees F for 45 minutes. Cool completely before serving.

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This pie had a really good flavor it was sweet. I love sweet but this was really sweet. I will make this again as I always have buttermilk in the house. One thing I will try due to the age ...

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Thought I'd give this a try to use up some buttermilk. I started to worry as soon as I put in the lemon juice, it all started to curdle. It didn't get smooth and "custardy" like I was hoping. Un...

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This pie had a really good flavor it was sweet. I love sweet but this was really sweet. I will make this again as I always have buttermilk in the house. One thing I will try due to the age ...

I had some buttermilk I needed to use so I decided to give this a try; I didn't make the crust, just simply poured the filling into a glass pan. I only used 1-1/2 cups and sugar and 1/2 of the...

Thought I'd give this a try to use up some buttermilk. I started to worry as soon as I put in the lemon juice, it all started to curdle. It didn't get smooth and "custardy" like I was hoping. Un...

This pie is amazing (as a base). I gave it 4 stars because I only put little more than a cup of sugar, and it's sweet enough. I also put about 4 T flour and eye-balled the last 3 ingredients, as...

Wonderful recipe. Took it to a gathering of my husbands friends. It was a hit and dish came home empty. One I will pass down for sure!!!

I baked this pie and it was very, very delicious. My entire family enjoyed it especially my grand-children. Thanks again for such a wonderful pie.

This recipe is fantastic! Easy and everyone loved it. It was devoured b/w 5 people!

This was a really good all around Buttermilk pie. Don't pay attention to the reviewers who think 2 cups of sugar is too much, it isn't. Buttermilk pie is supposed to be sweet, and it's best th...

This is a great recipe!!

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