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Baklava

Ingredients
  Frozen phyllo pastry 1 Pound (1 Package)
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs), melted
  Walnuts/Blanched almonds 1⁄2 Pound, finely chopped
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Honey 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1) Defrost pastry and separate the sheets.
2) Grease 15 x 10 x 1-inch baking pan and layer half on it.
3) Brush each sheet with melted butter.
4) In a bowl, mix nuts, 1/2 cup sugar, and cinnamon.
5) Sprinkle the mixture over buttered pastry.
6) Layer with remaining sheets.
7) Brush each sheet with melted butter.
8) With a knife, cut into 2-inch diamonds.
9) Place in oven and bake at 400° for 30 to 35 minutes till crisp.
10) Boil remaining ingredients till syrupy for 20 minutes.
11) Cool the mixture.
12) Pour the mixture over pastry.

SERVING
13) Serve warm or cold.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Greek
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Lemon
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 6018 Calories from Fat 2932

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 339 g522.2%

Saturated Fat 129.5 g647.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 483.8 mg161.3%

Sodium 2108.7 mg87.9%

Total Carbohydrates 749 g249.6%

Dietary Fiber 26 g104.1%

Sugars 450 g

Protein 73 g146.6%

Vitamin A 113.6% Vitamin C 18.4%

Calcium 49.8% Iron 115.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Baklava Recipe