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Shoofly Pie

This is a recipe leftover from the depression some of you may remember it.

one and one half cups sifted flour
one-half cup granulated sugar
one-half cup brown sugar
one-half cup shortening
one-fourth teaspoon salt
one-half teaspoon nutmeg
one-half teaspoon cinnamon
one-half teaspoon ginger
one-half teaspoon soda
three-fourth cup hot water
three-fourth cup molasses or sorghum

Make crumbs by combining flour, sugar,nutmeg,ginger,cinnamon,shortening
Dissolve soda in hot water and combine with molasses OR sorghum --mix
all ingredients together. Pour into crust. Bake at 450 degrees for 10 minutes
Lower heat to 350 degrees and bake 30 to 40 minutes longer OR until
filling is firm. You can use all brown sugar IF you use sorghum

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