Saturday, May 5, 2007

Pennsylvania Dutch Shoo Fly Pie


Momma married Max Furlong, from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

She got this recipe from Max's sister, Aunt Alice.

It was so good. I remember Mom loved to make this.

Pennsylvania Dutch Shoo FlyPie

4 cups . flour
2 c. brown sugar
1 c. butter
2 c. boiling water
2 tsp. baking soda
1 c. molasses
1 unbaked pie crust

TOPPING:
3 c. flour
3/4 c. brown sugar
1/2 c. white sugar
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 c. shortening

Mix with fingers to make fine crumbs. Sprinkle crumbs on top of filling. (will foam).

Work flour, sugar, and butter into fine crumbs. Set aside 1 1/2 cups for topping. Mix water, molasses, and baking soda together, and add remaining crumbs. Pour into unbaked pie crust . Bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes. Sprinkle with the topping.

1 comment:

Christina said...

What a beautiful way to honor your mother! I definitely will be back to browse your recipes (I don't cook anything except spaghetti without a recipe!)