Keeping up with the Southern style dinner menu, serve guests a classic down home dessert at your Kentucky Derby party. A buttermilk pie has a creamy, buttery filling with a slight tang from fresh lemon juice. It's a humble, but incredibly delicious dessert.
Purchase authentic Bourbon balls and offer guests a chocolate alternative to the buttermilk pie. For the pie recipe, read more. 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature Serves 6-8.
1 cup sugar
2 large eggs, separated
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon lemon juice, more to taste
½ teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
¼ teaspoon salt
1 cup buttermilk, at room temperature
1 8-inch deep-dish pie crust, blind-baked until very lightly browned.
6 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature