How to Lattice Top a Pie

How to Lattice Top a Pie - A step by step photo tutorial for creating a pretty top to your pie.

Presentation is half of the fun of baking and eating! It’s very easy to create a pretty lattice top pie crust for your next pie.

How to Lattice Top a Pie - A step by step photo tutorial for creating a pretty top to your pie.

Roll out your top dough and use a pizza cutter to cut the dough into 3/4 inch slices.

How to Lattice Top a Pie - A step by step photo tutorial for creating a pretty top to your pie.

For demonstration purposes, I used red and blue construction paper. Follow the photo tutorial below.

How to Lattice Top a Pie - A step by step photo tutorial for creating a pretty top to your pie.

Start with the largest pieces in the middle of the plate.

How to Lattice Top a Pie - A step by step photo tutorial for creating a pretty top to your pie.

And cross one on top of another.

How to Lattice Top a Pie - A step by step photo tutorial for creating a pretty top to your pie. How to Lattice Top a Pie - A step by step photo tutorial for creating a pretty top to your pie.

Continue by overlapping on each side.

How to Lattice Top a Pie - A step by step photo tutorial for creating a pretty top to your pie.

Keep going…

How to Lattice Top a Pie - A step by step photo tutorial for creating a pretty top to your pie.

How to Lattice Top a Pie - A step by step photo tutorial for creating a pretty top to your pie.

I liked to do a red on the right and left side followed by a blue on the top and bottom. Gently pull up each piece of dough to weave the pieces together.

How to Lattice Top a Pie - A step by step photo tutorial for creating a pretty top to your pie. How to Lattice Top a Pie - A step by step photo tutorial for creating a pretty top to your pie.

Ta-Dah!  Tell me that wasn’t easy.

How to Lattice Top a Pie - A step by step photo tutorial for creating a pretty top to your pie.

When you are satisfied with the pattern, pinch the dough into the lower crust. Go around the circle with a fork and create a pattern in the crust.

How to Lattice Top a Pie - A step by step photo tutorial for creating a pretty top to your pie.

Spritz with EVOO and sprinkle with sugar and a bit of cinnamon and bake.

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