SHOOFLY PIE

Shoofly Pie Recipe

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Deborah Carter-McGee-Plowman

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This is another recipe I found in a old cookbook. I just love the name of this pie, makes me wonder if it got it name by ladies trying to keep flys off food back in the old days. I can just see some lady with her fan in hand swing it over a pie and telling flies to shoo.

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recipe plain pastry
1 1/2 c
sifted flour
1 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/8 tsp
salt
1/4 c
shortening
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 c
hot water
1/2 c
molasses

How to Make SHOOFLY PIE

Step-by-Step

  • 1Line 2 piepans with pastry.
  • 2Make crumbs by combining flour, sugar, salt and shortening.
  • 3Disslove soda in hot water and combine with molasses.
  • 4Add 3/4 of crumbs, pour into pastry-lined pans and top with remaining crumbs,
  • 5Bake in very hot oven (450 degrees) 10 minutes.
  • 6Then reduce temperature to moderate (350 degrees) and bake 20 to 30 minutes longer or until firm.

    Makes 2 (9 inch) pies.

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About SHOOFLY PIE

Course/Dish: Pies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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