Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 1 hr

This recipe has been in my wife's family for generations. It is from her Great Grandmother (or perhaps it was her Great, Great Grandmother, I'm not sure).

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Make crumbs by combining flour, sugar and shortening.
  2. Line pie pan with pastry.
  3. Dissolve baking soda in hot water and combine with molasses.
  4. Pour into shell.
  5. Top with crumbs and bake at 350 degree s until firm.


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Thank you . I lost my family recipe for this.

Cinderella1945 November 13, 2011

This is almost the same recipe from my mom's family in Lancaster Co. The only difference is we use butter instead of shortening, and add 1/2 to 1 tsp of cinnamon for the crumb mixture Yum!!

joyfulsouls February 06, 2010

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