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black walnut pie my way

Recipe by
Cynthia Weaver
Woodbury, TN

My son came up with this pie recipe. He says his 35 years of eating food makes him a bona fide chef. I agree.

yield 24 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For black walnut pie my way

  • 3 c
    granulated sugar
  • 6
  • 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 c
    black walnuts, minced or chopped fine
  • zest of one large orange
  • 3/4 c
    dry buttermilk, reconstituted with orange juice instead of water
  • 1 stick

How To Make black walnut pie my way

  • 1
    Have on hand two 8 inch pie crusts, unbaked. Preheat oven to 375F.
  • 2
    Cream together butter and sugar. Add flour and stir in eggs, one at a time.
  • 3
    Add the walnuts, zest and reconstituted buttermilk and mix well.
  • 4
    Pour into pie crusts and bake for 15 minutes at 375 then decrease to 350 for the remaining time. Watch the edges for over-browning and cover them with foil if needed. Bake until middle is no longer jiggly, about one hour total.