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Shoofly Pie I

Rated as 3.6 out of 5 Stars

"Shoofly pie is a moist, dark pie with a crumble top, made with molasses. It is low in fat (the crust contains nearly all the fat), and does not have an overwhelming sweet taste. It can be topped with whipped cream. This is a Southern dish."
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servings 376
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 - 9 inch pie)


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  1. In a small bowl, mix flour, brown sugar, and butter or margarine together until it resembles course corn meal. Measure out 1/2 cup, and set aside for topping.
  2. In a separate bowl, beat the egg. Mix in molasses and cold water. Add crumb mixture, and stir thoroughly. Stir baking soda into hot water, and then add to the molasses mixture. Mix well. Pour filling into pie crust, and evenly sprinkle the reserved topping on top.
  3. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 35 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 376 calories; 11.2 66.4 3.8 31 323 Full nutrition

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My 87-year-old grandmother swears the secret to a successful pie is using King Syrup not Bryer Rabbit Molasses or any other Dark molasses which makes a huge difference in the taste. Changes to ...

This recipe came out too runny. This was my first attempt at shoofly pie. It was very easy to make, but it's possible I did something wrong. The edges came out pretty good, so maybe it just n...

I have been searching for this recipe for months and was happy to find it. It is one of the most wonderful pies to make if your a molasses fan!

This was a nice gooey version of shoofly pie--"gooey" in a good way. Perhaps the person who didn't like it used blackstrap molasses? It has a nice, rich molasses flavor, but not overpowering, wi...

I'm sorry but this was disgusting. The pie tasted like molasses out of a bottle!!! Please, save your time, ingredients and money by not making this recipe