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Shoo-fly Cake (Old Lehigh County Recipe)

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Servings: 1
Categories: Cakes / Desserts

1 1/2  cups  Flour
1/4  cup  Lard
1/4  cup  Butter
1/2  cup  Water, hot
1  cup  Brown sugar
1/2  cup  Molasses
1/2  teaspoon  Soda

Make crumbs by combining the flour, sugar and shortening. Line a pie pan with pastry. Dissolve the soda in the hot water and combine with the molasses. Pour into the pastry-lined pan, top with the crumbs and bake at 350-F until firm. Source: Pennsylvania Dutch Cook Book - Fine Old Recipes, Culinary Arts Press, 1936.

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