Shoofly Pie II

Shoofly Pie II


"This version of the classic pie has delightful hints of nutmeg, ginger, cinnamon, and cloves."


servings 418 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 418 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 11.9 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 76g
  • 25%
  • Protein:
  • 3.2 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 313 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (225 degrees C).
  2. To Make Crumb Filling: In a medium bowl, combine flour and brown sugar. Mix well, then cut in shortening until mixture is crumbly.
  3. To Make Molasses Filling: In a medium bowl, combine baking soda, nutmeg, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, and salt. Mix well, then stir in molasses. Pour in hot water and mix until smooth.
  4. Sprinkle a layer of crumb filling into pastry shell. Cover with a layer of molasses filling. Alternate layers of crumb and molasses fillings, ending with crumb filling on top.
  5. Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) and bake an additional 20 minutes.
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  1. 11 Ratings


WoW! If I could give this ten stars I would. This is soo good. Better than any other Shoofly pie I've ever had. One of the best pies I've ever made. This will definitely be a regular for the hol...

This is simply the BEST Shoo-fly pie. Don't look any further! I use butter instead of shortening in the crumb mixture.

The only thing I did not like about this recipe is the pie has a stronger than expected prominent taste of molassas. I reccomment cutting the amount of molassas down by 1/3. Otherwise I loved th...

This recipe was a dream to make. Everything came together so easy. I ran about a 1/8 of a cup short on molasses so I added some corn syrup. My husband is from PA and he said it was perfect. ...

Funny how cooks can have such widely ranging experiences by following a recipe EXACTLY as presented. After baking and allowing the pie to cool overnight, I cut into it the next day, only to find...

very good

Really good. A little gooey-er than I'm used to, but not runny and holds its shape fine when cut. The molasses flavor is just about perfect and the crumb topping is gorgeous. One star off, becau...

From what I've observed all of the shoo fly recipes are highly dependent upon the timing and freshness of the baking powder and the proportion of dry crumb, cake and wet bottom you get. Baking p...