Horse & Buggy Wet Bottom Shoo-Fly Pie

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

They serve this at Amish Spring Break, right after the "Wet Hat Contest"

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix together the flour, brown sugar and shortening.
  2. Set aside ½ cup of this mixture for the topping.
  3. Add to the remaining mixture the egg, molasses, boiling water and baking soda.
  4. Spread this mixture into the un-baked pie shell.
  5. Spread the ½ cup of crumb topping over the pie.
  6. Bake at 375°F for 10 minutes.
  7. Reduce temperature to 350°F and bake for 30 minutes or until firm.


Most Helpful

This is a great! I had trouble finding a wet bottom shoo-fly pie recipe and was pleasantly surprised to find this one and that it was so easy to make!

carlinsmom March 04, 2007

thought it was absolutely the best. thanks

dorothy j. December 09, 2013

Very easy to make and loved that it was lower fat than some other recipes. Just too much molasses flavor for my personal taste.

cewrdh May 25, 2013

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