Shoofly: Shoofly Pie by BarbCA

posted by BarbCA 08-16-100 5:16 PM

Shoofly Pie

1/4 cup sifted flour
1/2 cup sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons shortening
1 egg
1/3 cup molasses
2 tablespoons boiling water
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 unbaked 9-inch pie shell

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Mix flour, sugar, salt and shortening together until crumbly.

Beat egg until light and fluffy. Add egg to molasses boiling water and soda and beat until soda is dissolved.
Add all but 1/4 cup crumb mixture to molasses mixture and stir until blended. Pour into pastry lined pan. Sprinkle top with reserved crumbs.

Bake in a moderate oven (375F.) 35 minutes

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