How to do a Lattice Pie Crust

IMG_0306Happy Memorial Day everyone! I hope you all are enjoying your time with your families and remembering the importance of this day. A lot of bakers will be making wonderful sweets today including delicious pies so I thought I would include a how to tutorial of a lattice pie crust. This type of crust is absolutely beautiful and much easier than you think. Enjoy!

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Line a pie dish with a pie crust of your choice then fill with your pie filling.
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Lay 5 vertical strips of pie crust evenly spaced on top pie.
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Fold back strips 1, 3, and 5, and place a horizontal strip along the center of the crust perpendicular to the others.
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Unfold strips 1, 3, and 5.
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Fold back strips 2 and 4.
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Place another horizontal strip just under the center strip. Fold strip 2 and 4 back in place.
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Fold back strips 2 and 4 on the top half of the pie. Place another horizontal strip above the center strip.
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Place strips 2 and 4 back in place.
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Repeat process and add horizontal strips at the very top and bottom.
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Use kitchen shears or a knife to trim excess pie crust around edges.

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