Warm Apple Buttermilk Custard Pie


Homey, sweet, custardy pie NOT like Grandma's.

1 pie


  • 1 (9 inch) pie shell

  • ¼ cup butter

  • 2 tart apples - peeled, cored and sliced

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ¼ cup butter, softened

  • 1 ⅓ cups white sugar

  • 4 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • ¾ cup buttermilk

  • ¼ cup white sugar

  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar

  • ½ cup all-purpose flour

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 3 tablespoons butter


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).

  2. To Make Apple Filling: Melt 1/4 cup butter or margarine in skillet over medium heat. Add apple, 1/2 cup white sugar, and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. Cook 3 to 5 minutes, until tender. Set aside.

  3. To Make Buttermilk Custard: In a large mixing bowl combine 1/4 cup softened butter or margarine with 1 1/3 cups white sugar. Beat until creamy. Add eggs one at a time, beating until yellow disappears. Mix in vanilla, then 2 tablespoons flour. Combine thoroughly, then pour in buttermilk, beating until smooth.

  4. Fit pastry into pie pan and prick with a fork. Spoon apple mixture into crust, then pour buttermilk custard over it.

  5. Place in preheated oven and bake for 30 minutes.

  6. To Make Streusel Topping: While pie is baking, combine 1/4 cup white sugar, brown sugar, 1/2 cup flour, and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon in a small bowl. Cut in 3 tablespoons butter or margarine until mixture is crumbly.

  7. Remove pie from oven after 30 minutes and sprinkle streusel topping over custard. Return to oven and bake for an additional 40 to 50 minutes, until a knife inserted in center comes out clean. Let stand 1 hour before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

549 Calories
24g Fat
80g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 549
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24g 31%
Saturated Fat 12g 59%
Cholesterol 136mg 45%
Sodium 276mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 80g 29%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 64g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 2mg 9%
Calcium 60mg 5%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 150mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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