ECALC.gif Shoo-fly Pie

Shoo-fly pie is the official food of electric flyers. The following is a recipe for shoo-fly pie if you would like to give it a try:

3/4 cup dark molasses

3/4 cup boiling water

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

1-1/4 cup sifted all-purpose flour

1/4 cup butter or margarine

1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar

pastry for a 9" unbaked pie crust

Mix first 4 ingredients.

In a separate bowl, mix next 3 ingredients with your hands.

Pour about 1/3 of molasses mixture into pastry-lined pan.

Sprinkle with 1/3 of flour mixture.

Continue alternating layers, ending with flour mixture.

Bake in pre-heated oven at 375 degrees F. for 35 minutes or until firm.