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Authentic Pennsylvania Dutch Shoo Fly Pie

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Category: Pies

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 c Baking molasses
  • 1 Egg yolk
  • 1/2 ts Baking soda
  • 3/4 c Boiling water
  • 3/4 c Flour
  • 1/2 c Brown sugar
  • 2 tb Butter
  • 1/8 ts Nutmeg
  • 1/8 ts Ground ginger
  • 1/8 ts Ground cloves
  • 1/2 ts Cinnamon
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1 Pastry for 9-inch pie


Line 9-inch pie plate with pastry. Mix molasses and egg yolk. Dissolve
soda in boiling water and add to egg and molasses. Set aside. Stir dry
ingredients together, mixing well. Cut in shortening until mixture looks
like coarse crumbs. Pour molasses into pie shell. Sprinkle crumbs evenly
over top. Do not stir. Bake at 450 degrees F. 15 minutes, then reduce heat
to 350 degrees F. and bake 20 minutes longer. Cool and serve.
Serves 8.

Jim Bodle, F-Cooking

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