Shoo Fly Cake

Tastes just like the shoo fly pie but a cake instead.

4 cups flour
2 cups sugar
1 cup shortening
1 cup molasses
2 cups boiling water
1 heaping tsp. baking soda

Cut flour, sugar and shortening together until crumbly. Reserve 1 cup of flour mixture and set aside. In another bowl mix molasses, boiling water and baking soda. Mix liquid mixture with crumbs. Mix well. Pour into 9 X 13 pan that has been sprayed with Pam. Spread reserved crumbs over top.
Bake at 350 degrees for 55 mins or until toothpick comes out clean.

Recipe Summary:
Yield: 12 pieces.
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 55 mins.

Other recipes by Failte Inn B&B:
Potato Cassarole
Gingered Pears
Spiced Peaches
Cheesy Baked Eggs
Cold Yellow Summer Squash Soup
Apricot Breakfast Pastry
Orange Buttermilk Pound Cake

Recipe Provided By:
Failte Inn B&B
Athens, PA

Athens Bed and Breakfast Inns