One of my favorite desserts from childhood - funny cake pie! This is a Pennsylvania Dutch staple!
Author: Eva Bakes
1unbaked pie shell
1/4cup (1/2 stick)unsalted buttersoftened
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F.
Prepare the unbaked pie shell in a standard pie plate and set aside.
In a small bowl, whisk together the flour and baking powder. Set aside.
In a separate small bowl or in a measuring glass, mix together the milk and egg. Set aside.
In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment or in a large bowl if using a handheld mixer, cream together the butter and sugar on medium speed until well combined (alternatively, you can do this by hand if you don't own a mixer).
Alternately add the flour and milk mixtures into the mixer until everything is well combined. Add the vanilla and mix well. Turn the mixer off and set the batter aside.
In a medium sized bowl, create the "bottom part" by whisking together the sugar, water, cocoa and vanilla. It will appear watery. Pour this into the prepared pie shell.
Then add the "top part" directly on top of the "bottom part."
Bake in your preheated oven for 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Allow the pie to cool completely before serving.
Pie should be stored in an airtight container at room temperature or in the refrigerator and will keep for several days - if it even lasts that long.Source: Rosa L; original source unknown