Dairy-Free Shoofly Pie
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This is the wet-bottom version of this American tradition.
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 1 single-crust pie
  • ¾ cup boiling water
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 egg yolk
  • ½ cup molasses
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup brown sugar or white sugar
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons shortening
  • 1 unbaked 9-inch dairy-free pie shell
  1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F. Measure the boiling water in a glass measuring cup and dissolve the baking soda in it.
  2. Beat the egg yolk in a medium bowl. Add the molasses and mix to combine. Add the boiling water with baking soda.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, cloves, and salt. Add the shortening and whisk until evenly sized crumbs form.
  4. Pour the liquid into the pie shell and top with the crumbs.
  5. Bake for 10 minutes, then reduce the heat to 325 degrees F and bake for 35 minutes longer.
  6. Let cool completely before slicing.
Recipe by Go Dairy Free at https://www.godairyfree.org/recipes/dairy-free-shoofly-pie