Paula Deen's buttermilk pie recipe uses 1/3 cup butter. It also calls for 1 1/2 cups sugar, 1 cup buttermilk, 1/2 cup biscuit mix, 3 eggs and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. The recipe makes six to eight servings.
The buttermilk pie recipe by Paula Deen takes approximately five minutes to prepare and 50 minutes to bake. The recipe requires the cook to melt the butter before combining it with other ingredients, using an electric mixer. The cook then pours the mixture into a pie pan and bakes it. The recipe has a good rating on the Food Network website, but the comments in the review section indicate that the amount of sugar in the recipe is excessive.