Food & Recipes

5 Beautiful Pie Lattice Ideas

Make your pies look as good as they taste!

Nothing tastes as good as a freshly baked pie, but you can kick your homemade creations up a notch by getting fancy with your lattices.

Creating a beautiful top crust for your pie is one way to make your home-baked dessert even more appealing, and the options are endless.

Here are five beautiful pie lattice ideas to inspire you for your next time in the kitchen. Be prepared: Some of these are so beautiful, you may not want to eat them! Have your camera phone ready because after you put in the work to create your beautiful pie lattice, you’ll want to be sure to take some photos.

1. Fall Foliage

This gorgeous lattice is adorned with leaves, which makes it a perfect choice for fall and even into Thanksgiving and the holidays.

The Pretty Blog

Recipe: The Pretty Blog

2. Braids

Braids aren’t just for your hair — you can decorate your pies with them, too. This Georgia peach pie is as pretty as it is tasty.

Hey Modest Marce

Recipe: Hey Modest Marce

3. Hearts

Show someone you love them with a heart-covered pie. Whether it’s for an anniversary, birthday or Valentine’s Day, this affection-filled pie will be sure to impress.

Recipe: Martha Stewart

4. Spiral Twirl

This pie is as mesmerizing as it is delicious. Create a twirly crust for an interesting twist on a classic pie lattice.


Recipe: Best Friends For Frosting

5. Flowers or Leaves

This floral cherry apple pie is perfect for spring and summer, or for any occasion that could use a bit of cheer.

Land O Lakes

Recipe: Land O Lakes

While it may take extra effort to bake a pie with a custom lattice, the results are well worth it. After all, the outside of your pie should look as good as the inside tastes. Need some help with your lattice crust? Check out this handy tutorial.