|Walnuts||3 Pound (In Shell)|
|Phyllo pastry sheets||1 Pound|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Butter||1 Pound, melted|
|Cinnamon||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
Shell walnuts and finely chop the meat.
Add sugar and cinnamon and mix well.
Butter a large baking pan and line with 5 sheets of phyllo pastry, buttering each sheet evenly.
Spread some of the nut mixture over entire surface.
Add 2 buttered pastry sheets and spread evenly with nut mixture.
Continue until all nut mixture is used, saving 5 sheets of phyllo for the top layer.
Be sure to carefully butter each sheet of pastry.
With a sharp knife cut baklava into diamond shaped pieces.
Bake in a 325 degree oven for 30 minutes, placing pan on middle shelf of oven.
Move to top shelf and bake for an additional 30 minutes.
Remove from oven and pour the hot syrup over the hot baklava.
Calories 891 Calories from Fat 672
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 79 g121.6%
Saturated Fat 19.8 g98.9%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 61 mg20.3%
Sodium 134.9 mg5.6%
Total Carbohydrates 43 g14.3%
Dietary Fiber 6.5 g26%
Sugars 15.3 g
Protein 15 g30.9%
Vitamin A 14.5% Vitamin C 1.9%
Calcium 10.6% Iron 18.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet