One cup of flour
One big tablespoon of lard
One small lump of butter
Pinch of salt
one-half teaspoon sugar
One-half teaspoon baking powder and enough hot water to make stiff dough
Use only one crust.
For each pie take the yolks of three eggs well beaten.
Add one and one-half cups of milk and one-half cup sugar to the beaten eggs.
Mix well and bake in a moderate oven until light brown.
Beat the three whites and put on top. Return to oven for a few minutes until light brown.
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