Every farm housewife
made her own butter and with large quantities of
buttermilk to use
up, this came to be a popular recipe.
1 c white sugar
1 tbsp butter
2 tbsp flour
2 c fresh buttermilk
pinch of salt
1/2 tsp lemon extract
Combine sugar, salt
and flour in the top of a double boiler. Add beaten egg
yolks, butter and
buttermilk. Cook until thick. Remove from heat and cool.
Flavour with lemon
extract. Pour into a baked pie shell and cover with
until delicately brown in a 325 degree oven for 10 minutes.