COOK TOGETHER: 1 cup molasses or maple syrup 1 cup brown sugar 2 cups hot water 1 egg, beaten
SECOND PART: 1 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup lard 1 egg 1 cup sour milk or cream 2 cups flour 1/2 tsp. soda 2 tsp. baking powder
Mix second part like you would mix a cake. Divide batter into four unbaked pie shells. Pour syrup over the batter and bake at 400 for 10 minutes, then reduce heat to 350 and bake until done. Cake will rise to top during baking.