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Easy Buttermilk Pie Recipe

A quick and easy buttermilk pie. It's an old fashioned recipe, made from scratch, using simple ingredients. The hardest part is waiting for it to cool!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Cool Time3 hrs
Total Time3 hrs 55 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: buttermilk pie, buttermilk pie recipe, buttermilk recipes, dessert recipes, pie recipes, Southern recipes
Servings: 8 Servings
Calories: 409kcal


  • 1 10 Inch Pie Crust (unbaked)
  • 1 1/2 Cups Granulated Sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 3 Large Eggs
  • 1 Cup Buttermilk
  • 1/2 Cup Unsalted Butter (melted, then cooled)
  • 2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Ground Nutmeg (or less if you like)


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine granulated sugar and flour. Whisk in eggs.
  • Add the buttermilk, melted butter, lemon juice, vanilla, and nutmeg.
  • Pour the batter into the pie crust, and bake for 40-45 minutes or until the top is lightly browned.
  • Remove the pie from the oven, and allow it to cool at room temperature for an hour before transferring to the refrigerator. Cool completely before serving.


The calories listed are an approximation based on the ingredients and a serving size of one (1) slice of pie when it has been cut into eight (8) equal sized servings. The calorie count does NOT include the whipped topping seen in the photographs. Actual calories will vary. The buttermilk pie can be stored in your fridge for up to the three (3) days.


Serving: 1Slice | Calories: 409kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 117mg | Sodium: 293mg | Potassium: 69mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 39g | Vitamin A: 520IU | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 0.5mg
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