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Montgomery Pie

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"This pie is a favorite with my in-laws with their Pennsylvania Dutch background."

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Original recipe makes 1 -9 inch pie Change Servings

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. To Make Sour Milk: Combine 1/2 cup minus 1-1/2 teaspoons with 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice or white vinegar.
  3. Combine the molasses, 1/2 cup of the white sugar,1 egg, water, 2 tablespoons of the flour and lemon juice and rind. Mix thoroughly and pour into the unbaked pie shell.
  4. Cream the butter or margarine with the remaining white sugar until light and fluffy. Add the remaining egg and beat thoroughly. Sift the remaining flour and baking soda together then add to the creamed mixture alternately with the sour milk. Spread over the top of the mixture in the pie shell.
  5. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 35 to 40 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Sep 05, 2004

I'm not a fan of molasses, so I didn't care much for the taste. I made this pie for my grandparents, who also have a Pennsylvania Dutch background. They loved it, and asked me to make it for them again soon.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Mar 19, 2003

This was nasty! I do not think that lemon juice and molasses go together.

 

6 Ratings

Dec 29, 2004

Perhaps I am doing something wrong....

 
Apr 24, 2013

This is a wonderful one pie recipe. My Pennsylvania Dutch grandmothers recipe makes 4 pies. This recipe is spot on.....it's a very old fashioned pie. Folks used what they had and in the depression ingredients werent easy to get. You either like this mild flavored pie or you don't! I for one happened to love it because it brings back memories of my childhood favorites made by some wonderful cooks.

 
Jul 12, 2010

This was similar to a recipe I have, but mine called for 1/2 C. light corn syrup instead of molasses and only used 1/2 C. water and 1/3 C. sugar and 1Tbsp lemon juice for the bottom layer.

 
Jan 08, 2009

Could it be possible that the "bottom" portion of this recipe calls for too much water? A cup seems way too much and the bottom is watery. Help!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 441 kcal
  • 22%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 72.6 g
  • 23%
  • Cholesterol
  • 69 mg
  • 23%
  • Fat
  • 14.8 g
  • 23%
  • Fiber
  • 1.5 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 5.8 g
  • 12%
  • Sodium
  • 278 mg
  • 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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