Molasses Pie

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Molasses pie [1][2] sometimes referred to as Tarte à la Farlouche or Tarte à la Pichoune, commonly made as a variation of this recipe with walnuts.


  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 cup molasses
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup raisins or (optional: walnuts)
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 1/4 tsp almond extract


Combine flour, molasses and water to cook over medium heat, while constantly stirring for a smooth and creamy consistency. The mixture will become somewhat transparent, when this happens add; raisins, butter and almond extract, stirring well. Then cover and allow to cool. Put mixture into a 8" baked and cooled pie crust to finish. Optional to add whip cream or ice cream to serve.


  1. Taste of Home. Taste of Home. 2002. pp. 53. 
  2. Benoit, Madame (1987). Cooks at Home. Les Éditions Héritage Inc.. pp. 224-225. ISBN 2762558972. 

North American cuisine