Old Fashioned Molasses Pie. Old Fashioned Molasses Pie – a simple PA Dutch pie. Similar to a shoofly pie – but different. I hope you enjoy this Old Fashioned Molasses Pie.
Mix the flour and sugar with eggs and add to molasses mixture. You decide how strong you want the molasses flavor of these cookies to be. Look for the lighter-colored mild-flavor molasses or the darker full-flavor molasses in the baking aisle of your grocery store. You can have Old Fashioned Molasses Pie using 7 ingredients and 10 steps. Here is how you achieve that.
Ingredients of Old Fashioned Molasses Pie
- You need 1 of prepared 9" pie crust.
- Prepare 3/4 cup of flour, heaping.
- Prepare 1/2 cup of granulated sugar.
- Prepare 1 1/2 tablespoon of butter (butter substitute for vegans).
- Prepare 1/4 cup of molasses (unsulphured).
- It’s 1/4 cup of boiling water.
- Prepare 1/4 teaspoon of baking soda.
Beat eggs until light and fluffy. Mix flour and sugar with eggs; add to molasses mixture. This old-fashioned shoofly pie is made with a molasses filling and a crumbly brown sugar topping. The pie calls for Southern sorghum syrup, but regular molasses can be used, or use part molasses and part cane syrup or golden syrup.
Old Fashioned Molasses Pie instructions
- Preheat oven to 350°.
- Combine flour and sugar in a mixing bowl..
- Using a pastry blender, cut in butter/butter substitute until mixture is fine crumbed..
- Pour molasses in a separate mixing bowl..
- In a small saucepan, bring water to a boil..
- Add ¼ cup boiling water and baking soda to molasses. Stir until mixture is foamy/frothy and rises..
- Pour molasses mixture into pie crust/tin. Sprinkle the flour mixture over molasses, stirring it in until just combined. Even out top of pie..
- Just to prevent a mess – place pie tin on a cookie sheet – this pie can bake/spill over. Bake for about 25 minutes. Pie will rise and then start to settle..
- Cool on wire rack. We enjoy this perfectly plain, but some walnuts or pecans would compliment this nicely. Enjoy :).
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