Indiana Amish Shoo Fly Pie
all purpose flour
brown sugar, firmly packed
plus 1 teaspoon margarine
baking soda dissolved in 1/4 cup hot water
pastry for a 9 inch single crust pie
1Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Place pastry in a 9 inch pie shell.
With a fork or pastry blender mix together flour, brown sugar, and margarine to make a crumb-like mixture. Set aside 1/2 cup of this mixture for topping the pie.
2Combine molasses, 3/4 cup hot water, and soda dissolved in another 1/4 cup hot water. Mix well.
Stir in crumbs (those not set aside). Pour the resulting filling into pie shell.
Top with the reserved 1/2 cup crumbs.
Bake at 375 for 35 minutes. Serve pie warm or cool in small slices as it is rich. You may serve it with ice cream or whipped cream.