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  • Joined: 7/7/2004
  • Location: Laurinburg, NC
Chocolate Shoo Fly Pie Tue, 08/12/08 4:33 PM (permalink)
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!!!!

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    RE: Chocolate Shoo Fly Pie Mon, 08/25/08 5:23 PM (permalink)

    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

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      • Location: Laurinburg, NC
      RE: Chocolate Shoo Fly Pie Thu, 08/28/08 6:10 PM (permalink)
      Thanks so much for the recipe!!!!! I love this pie and now I can make one!!!! :) :) :) :)
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