Amish Shoofly Pie
Amish Shoofly Pie is classic American with roots back to the early 1700s. This authentic pie is made of molasses and easy to find pantry ingredients. Amish Shoofly Pie is for the molasses lovers and can be made in under an hour!
This Amish Shoo Fly Pie recipe features our favorite flakey homemade Amish Crust Recipe. Or feel free to use a store bought crust for convenience. The main ingredients include molasses, butter, flour, baking soda and eggs. Don’t forget to pair with whipped cream or icecream!
What are other variations of the Amish Shoofly Pie Recipe?
Some Amish Shoofly Pie recipes use crumbs on the bottom of the crust and on the top. Adding a layer of crumbs on the bottom will make sure the pie doesn't get soggy.
If you love this classic Amish Shoo Fly Pie Recipe, we recommend adding classic Amish Raisin Pie and Amish Apple Pie to your baking repertoire. Also don't forget to try these mini handheld Amish Fried Pies for some more inspiration. You can’t go wrong with these authentic pie recipes!
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Amish Shoofly Pie
This traditional Amish Shoofly Pie Recipe will bring you back to your grandma's kitchen and offers a slice of pure molasses goodness. Rich, decadent, but not overwhelmingly sweet..this best Amish Shoofly Recipe is the perfect addition to any dessert spread. This recipe can be prepared with minimal ingredients and can be enjoyed in under an hour. Make sure to serve with whipped cream or icecream for the best results!
3/4 c. hot water
3/4 tsp. baking soda
1 c. molasses (unsulphured)
1 large egg (beaten)
1 c. plus 2 tbsp flour
2/3 c. brown sugar (light or dark)
4 Tbsp. unsalted butter
Pinch of salt
Preheat the oven to 400° and line a 9-inch deep pie pan with pie crust and set aside.
Beat one large egg and set aside.
In a saucepan, dissolve baking powder in boiling water over medium heat.
Turn off heat and stir in molasses then quickly whisk in the beaten egg.
In a separate mixing bow. Combine flour, brown sugar, and salt.
Cut in butter with a fork until the mixture resembles small pebbles.
Place 1/3 of the crumbs on the bottom of the prepared pie crust then pour molasses filling into the prepared pie crust.
Sprinkle crumb mixture over molasses mixture.
Bake for 15 minutes at 400°.
Reduce oven temperature to 350° and continue baking for about 35 to 40 minutes, until filling is set. (Use foil to protect the edges of the crust from over-browning If needed.)
Cool thoroughly before serving. Serve with ice cream or whipped cream topping if desired.
Add a bottom layer of crumbs for most crunch and to make sure the bottom doesn't get soggy.
Make sure to turn heat off after adding the molasses to the boiled water.
Use foil to protect the edges of the crust from over-browning after reducing heat to 350° as needed.
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