Shoo-Fly Cake (Old Lehigh County Recipe
1 1/2 cps flour
1 cp brown sugar
1/4 cp lard or butter
1/2 cp New Orleans molasses
1/2 cp hot water
1/2 tsp soda
1 - Make crumbs by combining the flour, sugar and shortening.
2 - Line a pie pan with pastry.
3 - Dissolve soda in the hot wateer and combine with the mo;lasses.
4 - Pour into the pstry lined pan, top with the crumbs and bake in a moderately hot oven (350 degrees F.) until firm.