For those of us with depression era parents we had to hear the genius things they had to learn to get by each day. Here is one I pinched from and old grandmother no longer with us…..Namaste, The Queen Cronista
How to Make Depression Era Water Pie
To make water pie, you’ll need six ingredients:
1 1/2 Cups Water
1/4 Cup Flour
1 Cup Sugar
2 Tsp. Vanilla Extract
5 Tbsp. Butter, Divided Into Pats
A pie crust, either store-bought or homemade
Step 1: Preheat oven. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F (or 204 degrees C).
Step 2: Prepare your pie crust.
If you’re using a store-bought pie crust, roll it into a regular nine-inch pie plate. Crimp or trim the edges of excess dough.
If you’re making a pie crust, follow directions of the recipe. Then, roll the crust into a nine-inch pie plate. Crimp or trim the edges.