Resipi...ACADIAN BUTTERMILK PIE
ACADIAN BUTTERMILK PIE
Note: Another example of the thriftiness and ingenuity of the early
1 baked pie shell
1 cup buttermilk
1 cup sugar
3 1/2 Tbsp cornstarch
1/2 cup cold buttermilk
2 egg yolks
1/2 tsp grated lemon rind
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 1/2 Tbsp butter
2 egg whites
1/4 cup sugar
Bring 1 cup buttermilk to a boil. Mix together the sugar, cornstarch
and 1 /2 cup buttermilk. Add to the boiling buttermilk and cook while
stirring, until of a smooth cream consistency. Beat the egg yolks and
add the salt, grated lemon rind and the lemon juice. Pour into the hot
cream. Add the butter. Cook for 2 minutes, stirring vigorously. Cool.
Pour into a baked pie shell. Top with 2 egg whites, stiffly beaten
with the 1 /4 cup sugar.
Brown in a 350°F oven for approximately 20 minutes.