Pork Pie (Raised)

READY IN: 3hrs 20mins
Recipe by Judi Caston

An old English recipe for the still popular Raised Pork Pie. Eaten cold, served in a small wedge, with a nice green salad and some pickles, it's delicious, and worth the effort.

Top Review by Sue21892

I have tried for 30 years to make pork pie taste the way it should. This recipe is THE one. Thank you very much. Sue

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put first four ingredients into a saucepan, cover with water.
  2. Heat to a simmer for 20 minutes, then boil to reduce liquid to about half to three quarters of a cup.
  3. Strain and cool.
  4. Mix pork with spices and herbs, salt and pepper.
  5. Bring milk,water and lard to a boil, gradually beat it into the flour and salt in a bowl.
  6. Knead 3-4 minutes.
  7. Roll out two thirds of the pastry, line an 8" spring form pan.
  8. Add the meat mixture and 4 Tbsp.
  9. of the meat stock to the pie case.
  10. Roll out remaining dough to form lid, seal edges well with water.
  11. Make a hole in center of pie.
  12. Glaze with beaten egg.
  13. Bake at 425 degrees for 30 minutes.
  14. Cover loosely with foil, reduce heat to 350 degrees, and bake a further two and a half hours.
  15. Cool pie.
  16. Warm the remaining jellied stock, then pour into the center hole in the pie.
  17. Chill.
  18. Note: If you don't have bones for the stock, use 2 tsp.
  19. of Gelatine to 1/2 pint stock.

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