Rolled Baklava

Trish Morris

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@Habibisca

Nutty and sweet. A greek dessert


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Serves:

20-30

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

SYRUP

1/4 c
water
1/4 c
sugar
1
whole clove or a pinch of ground
1
cinnamon stick
2
wedges lemon
1/3 c
honey

NUT FILLING

1 1/4 c
fine chopped nuts ( i use pecan and walnuts)
1/4 c
sugar
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp
ginger powder
pinch salt

PHYLLO PASTRY

1/2 c
melted butter
1/4 c
canola oil

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 350. Mix all syrup ingredients. in a sauce pan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 20 min. remove from heat and let stand at room temp.
2
melt butter and add oil. I leave the milk part of the butter at the bottom and don't use it. (clarified Butter)
3
put nuts and sugar, cinnamon in a food processor till fine. Set aside. take a wooden dowel ( I got mine from the hardware store, wash it and oil it)
4
Lay out one phyllo sheet and brush it with the melted butter/oil and place another sheet ontop. Brush the second sheet and sprinkle out nuts on it. Take the wooden roller and roll the sheets onto it and then slide them into a greased pan. Brush each one with more butter
Bake till golden. let cool completely before pouring syrup on.
Optional to drizzle with chocolate.....

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: Greek