Cook's Note: To blind bake or pre-bake the pie crust
, prick the bottom with a fork and then fill with beans
or pie weights
on top of parchment paper if necessary. Bake 7 to 10 minutes at 400 degrees F, and then remove and let cool before filling.
Set the oven to 325 degrees F. If you are baking the pie on the grill, preheat for a low indirect heat.
Beat together the sugar and eggs
until well blended and light yellow. Add the flour and mix in briefly, and then add the buttermilk
, bourbon, vanilla, salt and butter and mix well. Mix in the nutmeg
Pour the filling into the prepared pie shell and bake in the center of the oven or grill
until the custard
filling is well set and butter knife inserted into the center comes out clean, 40 to 45 minutes (a 9-inch pie will take closer to 45 minutes).
more nutmeg over the pie as soon as it comes out of the oven. Let cool for at least 3 hours.
Serve the pie at room temperature or cold with whipped cream
and the Tipsy Blackberries and Peaches.