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Spicy Molasses Pie

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Ingredients
  Flour 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Nutmeg 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Shortening 2 Tablespoon
  Soda 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Molasses 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg yolk 1 , beaten
  Unbaked 9-in. pastry shell 1
Directions

Combine flour, sugar, spices and salt; blend in short- ening until crumbly.
Dissolve soda in 3/4 cup boiling water; combine soda mixture, molasses and egg yolk.
Alternate layers of crumb mixture and egg mixture in pastry shell; ending with crumb mixture on top.
Bake at 450 degrees until crust edges start to brown.
Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees; bake for 20 minutes longer.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
8

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