Shoofly pie is often thought of as the cake baked in a pie shell, or so wrote Jean Hewitt, The New York Times food writer who offered this recipe in the paper in 1965 This pie was served at a Pennsylvania Dutch luncheon hosted by the International Cuisine Group of the College Woman’s Club of Westfield, N.J., in the spring of that year One of the organizers dug up the recipe from her mother’s “Housekeeper’s Scrap Book, 1896.”... #Pie #Shoofly
This shoofly pie has all the flavors of a molasses ginger cookie mixed with a buttery streusel in a flakey pastry crust. The rich, spicy, sweet filling just melts in your mouth bite after bite (slice after slice)
Shoofly Pie - Back in the late 18th century, enterprising Pennsylvania-Dutch cooks baked this rich molasses pie whenever fruit was in short supply. Today, the family-owned Bird-in-Hand Bakery in Lancaster County, Pa., carries on the tradition, having served its own delicious version to fans for nearly 40 years.