Buttermilk Custard Pie

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From Knudsen’s Cooking for Compliments

one unbaked 9″ pastry crust

1/3 c real butter at room temperature

1 cup sugar

3 eggs, separated

3 T flour

1/4 tsp salt

1 tsp lemon juice

1/2 tsp grated lemon peel

1 1/2 c buttermilk

  1. Preheat oven to 450 F
  2. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light. Beat in egg yolks.
  3. Add flour, salt, lemon juice and peel; beat until well blended. Blend in buttermilk.
  4. Beat egg whites until stiff not dry in another bowl. Fold into liquid ingredients.
  5. Pour filling into unbaked crust and bake 10 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 350 F and bake 40 minutes longer. Cool.


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