Lemon Pie Old Fashioned

1 cup Sugar
3/4 cups Flour
1/2 tsp Salt
1-1/2 cups Water
4 Yolks of Eggs
2 tsp Grated Rind of Lemon
1/2 cups Juice of Lemon
2 tbs Butter

*** Mix sugar, flour and salt together. Add water to make a paste. Cook over low heat until thick, stirring constantly. Add a little of the hot mixture to the beaten egg yolks, then add remaining hot mixture. Cook over low heat for 2 minutes. Remove from heat then add butter. Cool. Then add lemon juice and grated rind. Chill thoroughly. Pour into a baked pie shell. Cover with meringue.

2 Egg Whites
4 tbs Sugar
1/2 tsp Vanilla
Pinch of Salt

*** Beat egg whites until frothy, then add sugar gradually (1/2 tsp at a time) beating constantly. Add vanilla and salt. Pile lightly on pie then bake at 325F for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana