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Authentic Pennsylvania Dutch Shoo Fly Pie Recipe

Serves 8

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup baking molasses
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/8 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 pastry for 9 inch pie
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 3/4 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/4 tsp salt


Instructions:

1. Dissolve soda in boiling water and add to egg and molasses. Set aside.
2. Stir dry ingredients together, mixing well.
3. Cut in shortening until mixture looks like coarse crumbs.
4. Pour molasses into pie shell.
5. Sprinkle crumbs evenly over top.
6. Do not stir.
7. Bake at 450 degrees for 15 minutes then reduce heat to 350 degrees and bake 20 minutes longer.
8. Cool and serve.


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Course:Dessert
Cuisine:American / Penndutch
Preparation Method:Baking
Dish:Pie
Difficulty:Easy

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