Tuesday, October 29, 2013


Baklava Recipe

1 pack phyllo dough
1 cup butter 
2 cups walnuts ( finely chopped)

2 cups sugar
3 cups water
1/2 teaspoon lemon juice

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Chop nuts in food processor. Unroll phyllo dough. Cut whole stack in half to fit pan.  Put one half in the pan. Spread the walnuts evenly on the dough. Put the other half of the dough on the walnut layer. Cut the dough evenly into small squares.
  3. Melt the butter in a stove-top pan until it gets caramelized. 
  4. Pour the hot melted butter on the prepared dough.
  5. Bake 20-25 min. until it gets brown.
  6. Take the pan out of the oven, after it settles down for a couple of minutes, pour over the syrup (syrup should be at room temp.).
Put the ingredients in a pan and let it simmer on a medium heat for about 20 min. Then let it cool, syrup can be made ahead of time.

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