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Wet Bottom Shoo Fly Pie


Crumb Mixture

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 cup brown sugar


  • 1 cup hot water
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup molasses
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda dissolved in1 teaspoon vinegar


  1. Crumb Mixture: Mix crumb mixture ingredients together.
  2. Bottom: Blend bottom ingredients together.
  3. Line 2 pie pans evenly with liquid, and cover with crumbs.
  4. Bake at 425 degrees F for 15 minutes, and then at 350 degrees F until done.

Yield: two 9-inch pies

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