|Filo pastry sheets||20|
|Ground almonds/Ground walnuts||250 Gram|
|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Melted butter||250 Gram|
|Sugar||2 1⁄3 Cup (37.33 tbs)|
|Water||1 2⁄3 Cup (26.67 tbs)|
|Lemon juice||1 Teaspoon|
Fold pastry in two lengthwise.
Cut the folded filo pastry in two, across the length.
Mix together the nuts, sugar and cinnamon.
Brush each strip of pastry with melted butter and place 2 teaspoons of the nut mixture at the end of each strip.
Roll up like a cigar and brush with butter.
Place on a baking sheet and bake in a moderate oven 180C (350F) for 20-30 minutes or until golden brown.
Remove to a rack and pour the cold syrup over the warm cigars.
SYRUP: Place all ingredients in a saucepan.
Bring to the boil over allow heat and then simmer for 10 minutes.
Calories 1674 Calories from Fat 567
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 64 g98.8%
Saturated Fat 33.1 g165.6%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 134.4 mg44.8%
Sodium 507.2 mg21.1%
Total Carbohydrates 256 g85.4%
Dietary Fiber 7.6 g30.4%
Sugars 146.7 g
Protein 21 g42.3%
Vitamin A 31.4% Vitamin C 1.1%
Calcium 4.7% Iron 1.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet