Shoofly Pie III

Cooking Recipes Catalogue

This simple pie 's molasses filling is stirred up, combined with a brown sugar crumble and poured into a prepared crust. Then a bit more crumble is sprinkled on the top.

INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • In a medium bowl, mix together flour, 2/3 cup brown sugar, and salt. Cut in butter or margarine until mixture resembles rice. Reserve 3 tablespoons of mixture for sprinkling top of pie.
  • In a separate bowl, mix together hot water, molasses, dark brown sugar, and baking soda. Stir molasses mixture into remaining crumb mixture. Pour into pastry shell. Sprinkle with reserved crumb mixture.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes, until top springs back when pressed. Cool on a wire rack.