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Framish Pie:
French Coconut and Amish Buttermilk Hybrid



½ cup salted plugra butter, softened

1½ cups sugar

3 eggs, beaten

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

⅛ teaspoon almond extract

3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

1 pinch salt

1 cup buttermilk

Zest of ½ lemon

1 cup toasted, unsweetened coconut

2 7-inch store-bought all-butter pie shells


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Beat the butter and sugar together until light.
  3. Add the eggs and beat; then beat in vanilla and almond extracts.
  4. Sift flour and salt together and add to the batter alternatively with the buttermilk; beat until smooth. Add lemon zest and coconut and mix just to combine.
  5. Divide between two pie shells and bake at 400 degrees for 10 minutes, then reduce heat to 350 degrees and bake for 30−40 additional minutes.
  6. Pie should turn a nice golden brown when ready and a toothpick inserted should come out clean.
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