Baking Classics: Miniature Buttermilk Pies

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The Technique

Miniature Buttermilk Pies

Miniature Buttermilk Pies are the perfect dessert to serve guests once the summer months are underway. They may be adorned with fresh berries or sunny citrus for beautiful color. Standard ingredient staples will have them ready quickly & if a larger version is desired, look to classic Buttermilk Pie to fit the bill. Learn how to make a small variation on a southern icon in your very own kitchen you’ll reach for time & time again.

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makes 2 dozen

1/2 {8-oz} package cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup all purpose flour
1/4 cup plain yellow cornmeal
1 egg
1/2 cup whole buttermilk
2 Tbsp freshly squeezed orange juice
1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 Tbsp honey
1 Tbsp melted butter
1/3 cup sugar
1 Tbsp all purpose flour
Garnish: Powdered sugar

Beat the cream cheese & the butter with a stand mixer until smooth. Scrape down the bowl sides with a rubber spatula. Blend in the flour & the cornmeal on Low speed until a dough forms. Divide the mixture into 24 pieces & roll into balls. Press the dough balls into each space of a lightly greased 24-cup mini muffin tin. Press the mixture evenly on the bottom & up the sides. Chill 30 minutes.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Whisk together the egg, the buttermilk, the orange juice, the lemon juice, the honey & the butter. In a separate large bowl, combine the sugar & the flour, then whisk in the buttermilk mixture. Divide the filling between the muffin cups. Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until the crust is golden & the filling is set. Let stand 5 minutes. Gently loosen the pies with a paring knife. Cool completely in the pans.

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How To Make Miniature Buttermilk Pies

A cream cheese dough made with cornmeal is a classic crust option for miniature pies. Just a few ingredients & the simple preparation make it a favorite recipe for Southern cooks to call on time & time again. Follow a few of my essential tips to make a homemade batch of tartlets perfect for summer entertaining socials & beyond.

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A few pieces of equipment will be needed in order to complete the task. Read through the recipe instructions before beginning. Here’s what you should know.

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Beat the cream cheese & the butter with a stand mixer until smooth. Scrape down the bowl sides with a rubber spatula. Blend in the flour & the cornmeal on Low speed until a dough forms. Divide the mixture into 24 pieces & roll into balls. Press the dough balls into each space of a lightly greased 24-cup mini muffin tin. Press the mixture evenly on the bottom & up the sides. Chill 30 minutes.

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Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Whisk together the egg, the buttermilk, the orange juice, the lemon juice, the honey & the butter. In a separate large bowl, combine the sugar & the flour, then whisk in the buttermilk mixture. Divide the filling between the muffin cups.

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Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until the crust is golden & the filling is set. Let stand 5 minutes. Gently loosen the pies with a paring knife. Cool completely in the pans.

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* Southern Born * Southern Bred * Tailgate Queen * Football Fanatic * Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Instructor * Cooking & Baking Tutorials * Media Personality * Baking & Pastry Artist * Gardener * Runner * Retainer of Useless Pop Culture One Liners * Terrible Dancer * Even Worse Singer * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Rebecca Gordon shares over 20 years of cooking knowledge in the instructional filled original editorial content on Buttermilk Lipstick as well as the cooking class format videos that can be found on her YouTube channel through regular collaboration with numerous media outlets. Gordon draws from an extensive background in corporate publishing spanning over 13 years on both the business and editorial side focusing on women’s southern lifestyle. She is a classically trained pastry chef and draws from fine dining restaurant experience from a James Beard award winning chef as well as her southern roots upbringing to share cooking, entertaining & style content relevant to today’s modern woman.

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