How to Make a Lattice Pie Crust
Photo By: Ryan Liebe ©Ryan Liebe — 2016
Use the following steps to top your favorite pie. Read on for the how-to.
Photography by Ryan Liebe
Roll out 1 disk of dough into a 12-inch round on a lightly floured surface; chill 30 minutes. Starting from the center, cut into 14 to 16 half-inch strips (you won't need the end pieces).
Photography by Andrew Purcell
Tear off a large piece of parchment paper. Lay every other strip horizontally on the parchment, about 1/2 inch apart.
Gently fold back every other strip halfway.
Lay the longest remaining strip perpendicular to the strips on the parchment.
Unfold the folded strips to cover the vertical strip.
Fold back the strips on the parchment that were not folded before.
Add another vertical strip. Continue to weave in 1 or 2 more strips, then repeat on the other side to make a full lattice. Slide the parchment onto a baking sheet; chill 30 minutes.
Slide the lattice onto your pie. Trim the strips if needed, leaving a 1-inch overhang, then fold the overhanging dough under itself.