Pennsylvania Dutch Shoo-fly Pie
Source of Recipe
pastry for a one-crust, 9" pie
1/2 cup molasses
1 teaspoon soda
1 cup boiling water
1 1/2 cups flour
1 cup brown sugar
3/4 cup butter or lard
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
Dissolve the soda in the molasses and stir until it foams. Add
the boiling water and salt.
Mix the flour, butter, sugar and cinnamon into crumbs.
Pour 1/3 of the liquid into the unbaked crust. Sprinkle 1/3 of
the crumbs over the liquid. Continue with alternating layers,
putting the final 1/3 of the crumbs on top.
Bake in a 375degF oven for about 1/2 an hour until the crumbs and
crust are golden.