Berry Buttermilk Pie

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A classic buttermilk pie topped with strawberry sauce. Adapted from the May/June 2005 edition of the magazine 'Home Cooking'.

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  • add   1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar
  • add   3 eggs
  • add   1 unbaked 9-inch pie shell
  • add   1 cup buttermilk
  • add   8 whole fresh strawberries
  • add   2 cups strawberries
  • add   1 teaspoon vanilla
  • add   1 medium lemon, zest of
  • add   1 3/4 cups sugar
  • add   1/2 cup butter


  1. Preheat the oven to 400ºF.
  2. Cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy, then add the eggs one at a time and beat until well-blended.
  3. Add the buttermilk, vanilla and lemon zest.Mix well, pour into the pastry shell and bake for 5 minutes.
  4. Reduce the heat to 350ºF and bake for an additional 40 minutes or until the custard sets.
  5. Cool on a wire rack and chill before serving.
  6. Serving: In a blender or food processor, puree the berries with the confectioners' sugar, top each pie slice with the berry sauce and one whole strawberry.