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In this step by step photo tutorial you will learn how to make a beautiful lattice pie crust. Show off the beatiful pie filling and learn just how easy it is to create one of these types of crusts!
When it comes to pie crust, there is nothing prettier than a beautiful lattice pie crust.
I know it can seem intimidating, but weaving a lattice pie crust is easier than you think.
Before you know it, you will have one beautiful pie ready to bake!
How Do You Make A Homemade Pie Crust?
Making a homemade pie crust is easy and totally worth the extra effort. You can use a storebought pie crust if you want, but I love a homemade crust.
For a lattice crust you want to make a double pie crust, and use one disc of dough for the lattice crust.
How To Make A Lattice Pie Crust- Step By Step
Step 1: To create a lattice top, you want to start by rolling out your second pie dough disc and cut into 1-inch strips. I used my pizza cutter to do this, but a knife works as well.
Step 2: From there you want to lay 5 strips of dough on top of the filling.
Step 3: Then fold back every other strip.
Step 4: And lay another strip of dough going in the opposite direction. Then fold the strips you folded back back into place.
Step 5: Repeat this step again by folding back the other two strips you did NOT fold back
Step 6: Now lay a pie strip down going in the horizontal position. You will see this pie strip now lies across first 3 strips you originally folded back.
Step 7: Fold the strips back into place.
Step 8: Repeat Steps 3-7 until your entire pie has a lattice crust!
Once your crust is ready, you just need to egg wash it and then bake!
What Is An Egg Wash For Pie Crust?
An egg wash is a great little baker’s trick. Simply whisk together 1 egg with 1 Tablespoon water or milk and then brush on to your crust.
The egg wash helps to brown the crust when baking.
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- 4 Tips For The Perfect Pie Crust
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