How To Make Classic Amish Shoofly Pie for Thanksgiving
How To Make Classic Shoofly Pie Like The Amish.
Tired of buying same old pies and want something a little different ? Easy ,delicious and should be called 'Never forget pie' make this easy Classic Shoofly Pie for Thanksgiving ,or anytime!
Shoo-fly Pie is a classic molasses pie inspired and created by the Pennsylvanian Dutch German, originally made by the Amish to attract the flies and keep them away from the many other thanksgiving pies cooling on the window sill. Hence the name 'Shoo fly" and a new pie was created.
Eventually Classic Shoo-fly Pie was given a greater honour and took its place among the more commonly known pie desserts and quickly became a Thanksgiving favourite.
How To Make Classic Shoofly Pie For Thanksgiving has stepped up for the modern housewife and officially also recognised by the Pennsylvanian Tourism Board featuring Shoo Fly Pie as their state 2009 campaign pie.
Not bad for a delectable pie, from humble beginnings. I first tasted this classic pie for thanksgiving, when I was in Pennsylvania and also made Shoo Fly Pie when I returned to New Zealand. One for my family ,and a second pie to give as gift to my neighbor. Everyone remembers the warm ,delicious , flavorful dessert fondly!
So what are you waiting for , lets go make a memory
2 deep dish pie shells, unbaked
2 1/2 cups flour
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup softened butter
1 teaspoon cream of tartar
1 pinch of salt
2 cups hot water
1 cup mild molasses
1 cup brown sugar
1 beaten egg
1 tablespoon flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1. Combine all crumb ingredients and mix until ataining even consistency.
2. To make the filling take a different bowl, combine the hot water, molasses and brown sugar. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Add the egg, flour and baking soda. ( microwave only seconds so as not to burn) to help melt and blend.
3. Pour 1/2" filling into a pie shell and cover with crumbs. Continue to alternate between filling and crumbs until pie shell is full.
4. Bake in a preheated oven at 350F for 45-60 minutes until golden-brown. Insert a toothpick and when it comes out clean, remove from oven.
Mmmmm...Enjoy Shoofly Pie