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Grits Pie

By Paula Deen


Difficulty: Easy

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Servings: 10


  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 3 large slightly beaten eggs
  • 2 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup quick cooking grits
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 (9 inch) thawed unbaked pie shell
  • sweetened optional whipped cream
  • optional strawberries


Preheat oven to 325 °F. In a small saucepan, bring water and salt to a boil. Add grits and cook for 4 minutes, stirring constantly. Add butter and cook for an additional minute. Set aside and cool slightly.

In a small bowl, stir together sugar, flour eggs, buttermilk and vanilla. Stir into cooked grits. Pour into pie shell and bake for 35-40 minutes, or until set. Serve warm or cold with whipped cream and strawberries as a garnish, if desired.

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