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Southern Dream Coffee Buttermilk PieSouthern Dream Coffee Buttermilk Pie

Southern Dream Coffee Buttermilk Pie

By: Helen - Paradise, TX - 2016 Recipe Contest

"Southern cooking has so many good pie recipes dating back generations. I love to take those and update them to modern tastes. That's what I've done with this delicious pie. The filling holds true and the coffee flavor is sublime."

This is a Door County Coffee Fan recipe. It was not made in the kitchens of the Door County Coffee Cafe.

Featured ingredient: Highlander Grogg Coffee 10 oz. Bag Ground

  • 1 cup plus 1 teaspoon granulated sugar; divided use
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons unbleached all-purpose flour; divided use
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup salted butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 3/4 cup Door County Highlander Grogg Coffee; strongly brewed
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
Prepared pie dough for 2-crust pastry, purchased or use your recipe
  • 1 teaspoon golden brown sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit.

To prepare pie filling:
  1. In a medium bowl whisk together until blended 1-cup granulated sugar, salt and 2-tablespoons flour; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl whisk eggs and egg yolks until no streaks remain. Add sugar mixture and mix well.
  3. Stir in butter. Add buttermilk, coffee, and vanilla; mix well.
To prepare crust and bake:
  1. Put 1 crust inside a 9-inch pie dish, dust inside with 1-teaspoon flour.
  2. In a small bowl stir together remaining 1-teaspoon granulated sugar, remaining 1-teaspoon flour and 1-teaspoon brown sugar; set aside.
  3. Pour batter into crust. Sprinkle sugar mixture over top.
  4. Bake about 1-hour, or until custard is set. Remove from oven to wire rack and cool completely.

Yield: 8 servings