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Shoo-Fly Cake (Old Lehigh County Recipe)

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Category: Cakes

 Ingredients List

  • 1 1/2 c Flour
  • 1 c Brown sugar
  • 1/4 c Lard
  • *or:
  • 1/4 c Butter
  • 1/2 c Molasses
  • 1/2 c Water, hot
  • 1/2 ts Soda
  • *pastry


Make crumbs by combining the flour, sugar and shortening. Line a pie pan
with pastry. Dissolve the soda in the hot water and combine with the
molasses. Pour into the pastry-lined pan, top with the crumbs and bake at
350-F until firm. Source: Pennsylvania Dutch Cook Book - Fine Old Recipes,
Culinary Arts Press, 1936.

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