1 cup granulated sugar minus 2 tablespoons
1/4 cup flour plus 2 tablespoons
1 (5 ounce) can evaporated milk
1 1/3 cups buttermilk
3 egg yolks
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 (9-inch) pie shell, baked
3 egg whites
6 tablespoons granulated sugar
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
Pie: Mix sugar and flour and add evaporated milk, buttermilk and egg yolks. Stir until smooth. Place in medium-size saucepan over medium heat and stir constantly until it thickens and begins to boil. Remove from heat, let cool, and add vanilla extract. Pour into baked 9-inch pie shell.
Meringue: Beat egg whites until stiff. Add sugar gradually. Beat well and fold in baking powder. Place on top of pie filling and bake at 325 degrees F for 15 minutes.