Rating: 3.5 stars
11 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 1

A variation on the old Pennsylvania Dutch favorite, Shoo Fly Pie. Not as sweet or gooey as Shoo Fly Pie, this cake is much better the day after you bake it. Works really well as cupcakes. I made mini cupcakes for Christmas, always a hit.

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Recipe Summary

Servings:
18
Yield:
9 x 13 inch sheet cake
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Ingredients

18
Original recipe yields 18 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease one 9 x 13 inch pan.

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  • Dissolve soda in boiling water. Set aside.

  • Mix together flour, brown sugar, salt, and vegetable oil to form a crumb-like mixture. Reserve 1 cup of the crumbs. Mix the remaining crumbs with the water and soda mixture. Pour batter into the prepared pan. Sprinkle the reserved crumbs on top.

  • Bake for 45 minutes, or until done.

Nutrition Facts

278 calories; protein 2.9g; carbohydrates 45.9g; fat 9.4g; sodium 335.9mg. Full Nutrition
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