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Spiced Shoo-Fly Pie
This version of layered molasses pie has spices that would make it perfect for the autumn holidays.

Unbaked 9" pie crust

Crumb Layer:

3/4 c flour

1/4 t salt

1/2 c brown sugar, packed

1/8 t cloves

2 T shortening

1/8 t ginger

1/2 t cinnamon

1/8 t nutmeg

Wet Layer:

3/4 c boiling water

1 1/2 t baking soda

1/2 c dark molasses

1 egg yolk, beaten

Preheat oven to 450°F.

For crumb layer, mix flour, sugar, spices and salt, then cut in shortening. Work until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

For wet layer, combine water and soda, then mix in molasses, then egg yolk. Sprinkle 1/3 of the crumb layer over bottom of pie shell, then 1/3 of the wet layer. Continue layering until finished, with crumb layer on top. Bake at 450°F for 10 minutes, reduce heat and continue baking at 350°F for 20 minutes, until firm.

Recipe from a collection of old newspaper and magazine clippings. No date noted.




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