You are here

Baklava

southern.chef's picture
This baklava recipe is a spiced nut filled recipe that brings the taste of the mediterranean into your kitchen! Prepared with a spiced filling of sweetened walnuts and almonds, the phyllo pastries are baked to cook and are great for parties and occasions.
Ingredients
  Frozen phyllo pastry 17 1⁄4 Ounce (1 Package, Thawed)
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs), melted
  Walnuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Ground almonds 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Syrup 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Cut phyllo in half crosswise, and cut each half to fit a 13 x 9 x 2 inch pan.
Cover with a slightly damp towel.
Lightly butter bottom of a 13 x 9 x 2 inch pan.
Layer 10 sheets of phyllo in pan, brushing each sheet with melted butter.
Set aside.
Combine walnuts, almonds, sugar, and spices, mixing well.
Sprinkle one third of nut mixture over phyllo in pan; drizzle with a little melted butter.
Topnut mixture with 11 sheets of phyllo, brushing each sheet with butter; repeat twice with remaining nut mixture, phyllo, and butter, ending with buttered phyllo.
Cut into diamond shapes.
Bake at 350° for 50 minutes.
Cool thoroughly.
Drizzle warm syrup over pastries.
Let stand at room temperature 24 hours.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Nut

Rate It

Your rating: None
4.33846
Average: 4.3 (13 votes)