Spicy Molasses Pie Recipe

Spicy Molasses Pie picture


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexJust Enjoy
DishInterest Group


 Flour3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Brown sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Nutmeg1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Ginger1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Cloves1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Cinnamon1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Shortening2 Tablespoon
 Soda1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Molasses1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Egg yolk1 , beaten
 Unbaked 9-in. pastry shell1

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 327 Calories from Fat 118

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g20.7%

Saturated Fat 5.7 g28.5%

Trans Fat 0.5 g

Cholesterol 23.1 mg

Sodium 439.7 mg18.3%

Total Carbohydrates 49 g16.3%

Dietary Fiber 0.5 g2%

Sugars 25.4 g

Protein 3 g5.3%

Vitamin A 0.6% Vitamin C 0.05%

Calcium 5.1% Iron 9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Combine flour, sugar, spices and salt; blend in short- ening until crumbly.
Dissolve soda in 3/4 cup boiling water; combine soda mixture, molasses and egg yolk.
Alternate layers of crumb mixture and egg mixture in pastry shell; ending with crumb mixture on top.
Bake at 450 degrees until crust edges start to brown.
Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees; bake for 20 minutes longer.