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Greek Baklava

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This is a kid Friendly Greek Baklava Recipe. My wife likes this Greek Baklava recipe. Whenever my son gets annoyed, my wife uses this dish to delight him. The interesting fact about this dish is that the very mention of it delights my son. So this dish brings joy to my home.Try this Greek Baklava recipe and brings joy to your home.
Ingredients
  Walnut meats 1 Pound, coarsely ground
  Cinnamon 1 Tablespoon
  Unsalted butter 1 Pound
  Filo pastry dough 1 Pound
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Honey 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon 1 , juiced
Directions

Step1-Mix walnuts with cinnamon. Grease large pan 9x13 with melted butter.

Step2-Place 6 filo in pan, brushing each generously with melted butter.

Step3-Sprinkle with thin layer of walnuts and cover with filo.

Step4-Alternate in this way until walnuts and filo are used, topping with 6 buttered filo at end.

Step5-Cut pastry into small square shapes.

Step6-Bake at 300 degrees fareinhite for 75 minutes until lightly browned.

Step7-Remove from oven and pour hot syrup over cold baklava.

Step8-Let stand overnight before removing from pan for syrup to be absorbed.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Greek
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Holiday, Kids, Party
Ingredient: 
Nut
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes
Ready In: 
100 Minutes
Servings: 
5

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1972 Calories from Fat 1240

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 140 g215.2%

Saturated Fat 52.7 g263.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 195.1 mg65%

Sodium 450 mg18.7%

Total Carbohydrates 166 g55.2%

Dietary Fiber 13.5 g54.1%

Sugars 104.9 g

Protein 24 g47.1%

Vitamin A 45.6% Vitamin C 15.3%

Calcium 13.5% Iron 36.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Greek Baklava Recipe