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The name for this Pennsylvania Dutch treat likely came from the flies it attracts when it's pulled from the oven and left to cool on a breezy windowsill.

Recipe by Oxmoor House October 2013

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Credit: Oxmoor House

Recipe Summary

total:
2 hrs 53 mins
Yield:
Serves 10 (serving size: 1 slice)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°.

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  • Fit dough into a 9-inch pie plate. Fold edges under; flute.

  • Weigh or lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Place flour and next 3 ingredients (through salt) in a food processor; process until a sandy texture. Remove and set aside 1/2 cup flour mixture from food processor, reserving remaining mixture in food processor bowl.

  • Combine egg and vanilla in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk. Gradually add molasses, stirring with a whisk. Stir baking soda into 3/4 cup boiling water. Add baking soda mixture to molasses mixture, whisking until blended. Stir in flour mixture from food processor bowl, stirring with a whisk until smooth. Pour mixture into prepared crust. Sprinkle with reserved 1/2 cup flour mixture.

  • Bake at 350° for 37 minutes or until slightly puffed and surface begins to crack. Cool completely on a wire rack. Serve at room temperature.

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Nutrition Facts

270 calories; fat 6.5g; saturated fat 2.9g; mono fat 2.5g; poly fat 0.6g; protein 1.7g; carbohydrates 51.7g; fiber 0.3g; cholesterol 24mg; iron 2.1mg; sodium 268mg; calcium 79mg.
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