The Fifty-Seventh Presidential Inauguration on January 21, 2013 presented by the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies.

Dough for Lobster Pie

Served at the Inaugural Luncheon, 2001


  • 2 1/2 cups flour, all purpose
  • 8 ounces butter
  • 2 each eggs
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  1. Crumb softened butter into the flour and salt

  2. Make a well and add the eggs until smooth. Do not overwork. Wrap and rest for at least one hour.

  3. Roll the dough to fit the service dish (5" gratin) and cut a small hole in the center. Allow to rest prior to baking and egg wash at least twice (follow the dry between application).

  4. Bake at 335 degrees until golden brown (cover to with parchment and a sheet tray for 8-10 minutes until golden brown).

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