3/4 cup dark molasses
3/4 cup boiling water
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cup sifted all purpose flour
1/4 cup butter
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 Standard Pastry for one Crust Pie
Mix first four ingredients.
With hands, mix next three ingredients.
Pour about one third of the molasses mixture into pie pan lined with pastry rolled 1/4 inch thick.
Sprinkle with one third of flour mixture.
Continue alternating layers until all ingredients are used, ending with layer of flour.
Bake in preheated 375° F. oven for 35 minutes or until set. Serve warm or cold.
Yield: 6 servings