Pennsylvania Dutch Shoo-Fly Cake

“This is the Pennsylvania Dutch cake version of their Shoo-Fly pie that is so popular in Lancaster County.”
READY IN:
1hr 30mins
YIELD:
1 loaf cake
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix together (like a crumbly pie crust) flour, shortening, sugars in a large bowl, reserving 1/2 cup of the crumbs for top of cake.
  2. In another bowl, mix: molasses, baking soda and hot water.
  3. Stir until mixed and some of the foam disappears.
  4. Add to the crumb mixture and stir until blended.
  5. Put in a 9 X 13 inch loaf pan that has been greased and floured.
  6. Put the 1/2 cup crumb mixture on top and bake for 1 hour at 350 deg.

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