Lemon Buttermilk Pie

Ginger Lumpkin, RN

A Pineywoods Home Health Care, Inc.

1 (9 inch) unbaked pie crust*
1 ½ cups sugar
½ cup (1 stick) butter, softened
3 eggs
1 cup buttermilk
1 Tbsp. cornstarch
1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1/8 tsp. salt

*If using a commercial frozen pie crust, purchase a deep dish crust and thaw before using.
Heat oven to 350 degrees. Prick crust all over with fork. Bake until light golden brown, about 8 minutes, cool on wire rack. Reduce oven temperature to 325 degrees. In large bowl, beat sugar and butter until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add buttermilk, cornstarch, lemon juice and salt; mix well. Pour filling into crust. Bake 55 to 60 minutes or just until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Cool, cover and chill. Makes 8 servings.

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