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Magnolia Pie

by on September 19, 2014 · 6 comments

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Also known as Buttermilk Pie, Magnolia Pie is a dessert I re-discovered last Thanksgiving when my sister-in-law served one she’d bought from a lady in Llano. I don’t know the lady’s name or what recipe she used, but my family was crazy for that pie. I vowed to make it one day, but forgot about it until months later when I saw another version where it was called Magnolia Pie. It got my attention and I was determined to make one, but didn’t know where to begin. My last buttermilk pie was decent (unlike the photo), but it had pecans, and as much as I love pecans, I wanted something smoother and more basic.

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Published on September 19, 2014

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