Chocolate Shoo Fly Pie

2008/08/12 16:33:26
I'm looking for a tried and true recipe. I first tried a piece from the Bird-in-Hand Bakery. I called and they no longer make it. Anyone have a tried and true recipe for this pie. Thanks so much!!!!
RE: Chocolate Shoo Fly Pie 2008/08/25 17:23:23

sorry for the delay, been out with a bad back and not able to get around much

This is my granny's chocolate shoo fly pie, I hop you like

Makes a 9-inch pie
Preheat oven to 375 degrees

Bottom layer
1 cup sugar
1 tsp corn starch
1 tsp flour
1 1/2 tsp cocoa
1 egg, beaten
1/2 tsp vanilla
1 1/2 tsp butter
1 cup water

Unbaked 9-inch pie shell

Top layer
1/2 cup brown sugar packed
1/2 egg, beaten
1 1/2 tsp cocoa
1/4 cup lard
1/2 cup molasses mixed with 1/2 cup hot water (dark karo works too)
1/2 tsp vanilla
1 1/4 cups flour
pinch of salt
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp cinnamon


Bottom Layer
Combine all ingredients in a saucepan and cook until thick
When cooled, pour into unbaked pie shell

Top Layer
Mix brown sugar, egg, cocoa, lard, molasses and vanilla until well mixed

Add remaining ingredients and set aside until water has cooled

Pour on top of bottom layer

Bake at 375 degrees for 35-40 minutes
RE: Chocolate Shoo Fly Pie 2008/08/28 18:10:27
Thanks so much for the recipe!!!!! I love this pie and now I can make one!!!! :) :) :) :)