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Glazed Baklava

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Ingredients
  Eggs 4
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Blanched almonds 1 Pound, finely chopped
  Phyllo pastry sheets 1 Pound
  Sweet butter 1 Pound, melted
  Mixed glace fruit 1 Pound, finely chopped
  Syrup 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
Directions

Beat eggs until light.
Fold in almonds and sugar.
Stir in fruit.
Take 2 sheets of phyllo pastry, brush one at a time with melted butter, and place one on top of the other.
On the long end of the phyllo sheet spread some of the fruit and nut mixture in a band about 1 inch wide.
Fold in ends and roll like a jelly roll.
Place on a cooky sheet and brush top with melted butter.
Make diagonal slits along the whole length, about 1 1/2 inches apart, being careful not to cut all the way through.
Continue making the rolls until all nut mixture is used.
Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for about 1 1/2 hours or until golden brown.
Cut pieces through entire roll.
Dip hot baklava pieces in cold syrup and drain well.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Greek
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Servings: 
18

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