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Authentic Shoo Fly Pie

Authentic Shoo Fly Pie

As good as it gets outside Pennsylvania Dutch country!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Authentic Shoo Fly Pie
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 6
Calories 395 kcal

Ingredients

Bottom Part

  • 3/4 cup dark molasses sorghum or dark Karo
  • 3/4 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

Top Part

  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/4 cup shortening or 1⁄4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 9 inch pastry dough

Instructions

  1. Dissolve baking soda in hot water and add molasses.
  2. Combine sugar and flour and rub in shortening to make crumbs.
  3. Pour 1/3 of the liquid into an unbaked crust. Add 1/3 of the crumb mixture.
  4. Continue alternating layers, ending with crumbs on top.
  5. Bake at 375 for approximately 35 minutes.