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Name:Shoo-Fly Pie Contributor:Nick Olson
Description:Shoo-Fly Pie Posted:2002-06-05
Key words:lard, molasses Category:Desserts
ID:615 Updated:2006-04-06 23:25:53
Ingredients:1 c molasses
1 tsp baking soda
2/3 c boiling water
1 c sugar
dash of salt
3-1/2 c flour
3/4 c lard
3 8" unbaked pie crusts
Preparation:Mix molasses, boiling water and baking soda.
Pour mixture into 3 unbaked pie shells.

Then in a separate bowl, mix flour, sugar, lard and a dash of salt.
Mixture will be crumbly.

Divide into thirds, and put this on top of the mixture that was poured into the pie shells.
Bake at 350 for 40 minutes until molasses mixture comes out on top and the top is dark brown.
Notes:Starting with a quote:
"Woe to the cook whose sauce has no sting." --Chaucer
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I've heard the name -- anyone ever had it?

Shoo-Fly Pie
Elizabeth Coblentz -- The Amish Cook
from the Tacoma News Tribune 6/5/02

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