Pink Grapefruit Pie

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Buttermilk pie with grapefruit


  • 1 deep dish pie crust, unbaked
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons grapefruit zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup red grapefruit juice, fresh (about 1 grapefruit)
  • 1 stick butter, melted (8 tablespoons; 1/4 pound)
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • For garnish: 1 grapefruit cut into segments (supremes)


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 F
  2. Prick the bottom of the crust all over with a fork.
  3. Beat the eggs in a large bowl.
  4. Brush a little of the eggs over the bottom of the crust and put into the oven for 5 minutes to pre-bake.
  5. Add the zest and sugar to the eggs and mix well. Add the milk, juice, and butter and mix.
  6. While whisking, sprinkle to flour in until all is combined well.
  7. Pour into the hot crust and bake about 40 minutes, until a knife inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  8. Let cool completely and garnish with grapefruit segments.

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