Lard Pie Crust Recipe

Make a double crust or lattice-top crust with this versatile Lard Pie Crust Recipe.


| December 2012


Make this your go-to pie crust recipe for light, flaky layers and exceptional flavor. This recipe is excerpted from Lard: The Lost Art of Cooking with Your Grandmother’s Secret Ingredient, a cookbook that offers you the opportunity to cook like your grandmother, while incorporating good animal fat into your diet once again. 

You can purchase this book from the MOTHER EARTH NEWS store: Lard: The Lost Art of Cooking with Your Grandmother’s Secret Ingredient.

Lard Pie Crust Recipe

Here’s a basic recipe for pie dough, plus a crash course in Making Pie Crust 101. Try your hand at making a charming lattice-topped pie, but get your camera ready. The finished pie will be so beautiful you’ll want to snap a photo for your scrapbook.

Makes 4 single or 2 9-inch double crusts

Ingredients:

3 cups all-purpose unbleached flour 
1 teaspoon salt 
1 1/4 cups lard, cold and coarsely chopped 
1 egg 
5 1/2 tablespoons water 
1 teaspoon vinegar 





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