Definition of shoo-fly pie in English:
A rich tart made of treacle baked in a pastry case with a crumble topping.
- His wife is not Amish, but she does make a mean shoo-fly pie.
- Next I wanted to send the pie to someone I knew liked shoo-fly pies, my uncle and his wife in Florida.
- As the shoo-fly pie bakes, a gooey wet bottom will form in the pie crust, below the molasses crumb cake.
From the US interjection shoo-fly (referring to the need to wave flies away from the sweet treacle).
Definition of shoo-fly pie in:
- US English dictionary
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