Give treat to your sweet tooth with this Shoo Fly Pie. Here is a list of ingredients and directions to prepare it.


Bottom Part

  • 34cup dark molasses(sorghum or dark Karo)
  • 34cup boiling water
  • 12teaspoon baking soda

Top Part

  • 12cups flour
  • 14cup shortening or 14cup butter
  • 12cup brown sugar
  • 1(9 inch) pastry dough


1. Dissolve baking soda in hot water and add molasses. Combine sugar and flour and rub in shortening to make crumbs.

2. Pour 1/3 of the liquid into an unbaked crust. Add 1/3 of the crumb mixture. Continue alternating layers, ending with crumbs on top.

3. Bake at 375 for approximately 35 minutes.