Shoofly Pie Recipe

Summary

Cooking Time45 MinCuisine
CourseMethod
Dish

Ingredients

 All purpose flour1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), sifted
 Sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Salt1 Pinch
 Cinnamon1⁄4 Teaspoon, ground
 Vegetable shortening6 Tablespoon
 Molasses1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Hot water1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Baking soda1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pastry shell8 Inch (unbaked)

Directions

1. Combine flour, sugar, salt and cinnamon in a large bowl; cut in shortening with a fork or pastry blender until mixture is crumbly. Measure out 1/2 cup and set aside.
2. Mix molasses, water and baking soda in a small bowl; stir into remaining crumb mixture until well blended; pour into the prepared pastry shell. Sprinkle the 1/2 cup crumb mixture over top.
3. Bake in hot oven (400°) 45 minutes, or until the top springs back when lightly pressed with finger. Cool in pie plate on rack. Cut in wedges.
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