Buttermilk Coconut Pie

  • Yield 8 servings

A simple recipe for an impressive pie.


1 1/2 cups sugar (or less)
3 -- eggs
6 tablespoons buttermilk
1/2 stick melted butter
1 cup coconut
1 teaspoon vanilla
pinch salt


  1. Mix all ingredients together.  Place in unbaked pie shell.  Bake at 450F for 10 minutes.  Reduce heat to 350F and bake 30 to 35 minutes longer.  May need to cover with foil last 10 to 15 minutes of cooking to prevent top from getting too brown.

Recipe reprinted with permission from Brooks Shaw and Son’s The Old Country Store (Jackson, Tn., 1986).




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