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SHOOFLY PIE – The Southern Girl Cooks


This Shoofly Pie recipe is an Amish/Dutch recipe that you’ll love. It’s a really distinctive pie made with sorghum molasses and it’s scrumptious!

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If you happen to love Amish recipes, give this scrumptious Amish Vanilla Pie a attempt too! It’s one in all our favorites!

❤️WHY DO YOU CALL IT SHOOFLY PIE?

No different dessert is extra intently recognized with the Amish than Shoofly Pie.  Within the early days it was at all times made with sorghum molasses and brown sugar.  One rationalization I discovered was the Pennsylvania Dutch made this pie for breakfast in the course of the winter after they ran out of fruit.  Some say it received its identify from the flies that hovered across the pie. Others say the identify got here from a model of molasses referred to as Shoofly Molasses.  If you happen to do that pie, you’ll suppose the identify got here from the fly story. I really like this pie!  It makes an amazing dessert. Your loved ones and buddies will find it irresistible, too. It’s also known as a moist backside pie.

🍴KEY INGREDIENTS

  • Brown Sugar
  • Shortening
  • All Goal Flour
  • Molasses (we use sorghum molasses)
  • Boiling Water
  • Egg
  • Baking Soda
  • 9 inch deep dish pie shell

SWAPS

You need to use a retailer purchased pie crust that you simply roll out your self or make one from scratch. We made our personal for this pie.

🍽️HOW TO MAKE

This pie isn’t exhausting to make and it has a extremely distinctive taste! We find it irresistible topped with ice cream.

Step 1
Make your crumb combination and reserve 1/2 cup crumbs for topping on pie.  Boil water and add baking soda.  Stir in molasses, then add crushed egg.

Step 2
Fold in crumb combination (not the reserved crumbs).  Batter shall be lumpy.  Pour into an unbaked pie shell and sprinkle the 1/2 cup reserved crumbs on prime. 

Step 3
Bake in a preheated 375 diploma oven for 10 minutes.  Cut back warmth to 350 levels and proceed baking for 35 to 40 minutes till agency.

Notice:  Be certain and put a cookie sheet or one thing underneath the pie in your oven in case it runs over.  This pie tends to try this just a little.  You’ll suppose the crumbs on prime aren’t cooking or look raw however they’re fantastic.  The highest shall be sort of like cake and the underside shall be moist.  That’s the reason they name this a wet-bottom pie. As soon as it was cooked, I put the pie underneath the broiler for a minute or so to brown the highest just a little, that’s an optionally available step.

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⭐TIP

Be certain and use a deep dish pie shell, it should run over in case you don’t.

OTHER AMISH RECIPES

In case you have adopted our web site for any period of time, you already know we love Amish recipes and are sometimes making them. Now we have a historical past with the Amish neighborhood close to us, we go to it usually for butter, flour, and many others and have for a lot of a few years.

STORING AND REHEATING

We retailer this coated in a cool place and find it irresistible chilly or heat. If you happen to do serve it heat it’s nice topped with ice cream.

SERVING SIZE

This recipe makes one pie, so 6-8 slices relying on the way you slice it.

Shoofly Pie

Judy Yeager

This Amish Shoofly Pie is exclusive and scrumptious. Also known as a moist backside fly, it is so good with ice cream. Made with molasses and topped with a crumb topping!

Prep Time 20 minutes

Prepare dinner Time 50 minutes

Complete Time 1 hour 10 minutes

Course Dessert

Delicacies American

Combine for crumbs:

  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon stable shortening
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

Filling for Pie:

  • 1 cup thick molasses I used sorghum, you should utilize common molasses
  • 3/4 cup boiling water
  • 1 egg crushed
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • One 9 inch deep dish pie crust
  • Make your crumb combination and reserve 1/2 cup crumbs for topping on pie.  Boil water and add baking soda.  Stir in molasses, then add crushed egg.  Fold in crumb combination (not the reserved crumbs).  Batter shall be lumpy.  Pour into an unbaked pie shell and sprinkle the 1/2 cup reserved crumbs on prime.

  • Bake in a preheated 375 diploma oven for 10 minutes.  Cut back warmth to 350 levels and proceed baking for 35 to 40 minutes till agency.

  • After it was executed cooking, we put it underneath the broiler for a minute to brown the highest. That is completely optionally available.

Be certain and put a cookie sheet or one thing underneath the pie in your oven in case it runs over.  This pie tends to try this just a little.  You’ll suppose the crumbs on prime aren’t cooking or look raw however they’re fantastic.  The highest shall be sort of like cake and the underside shall be moist.  That’s the reason they name this a wet-bottom pie.

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