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Authentic Pennsylvania Dutch Shoo Fly Pie

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Servings: 8
Categories: Desserts / Pies & Pastries

1/2  cup  Baking Molasses
1    Egg Yolk
1/2  teaspoon  Baking Soda
3/4  cup  Boiling Water
3/4  cup  Flour
1/2  cup  Brown Sugar
2  tablespoons  Butter
1/8  teaspoon  Nutmeg
1/8  teaspoon  Ground Ginger
1/8  teaspoon  Ground Cloves
1/2  teaspoon  Cinnamon
1/4  teaspoon  Salt
1    Pastry for 9 inch pie

Dissolve soda in boiling water and add to egg and molasses. Set aside. Stir dry ingredients together, mixing well. Cut in shortening until mixture looks like coarse crumbs. Pour molasses into pie shell. Sprinkle crumbs evenly over top. Do not stir. Bake at 450 degrees for 15 minutes then reduce heat to 350 degrees and bake 20 minutes longer. Cool and serve.

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