Greek Baklava Recipe

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GREEK BAKLAVA

julie blaschka-frank

By
@yummyjulie

I spent 3 months in Greece years ago 1973. Love this fresh made and with Almonds instead of walnuts but its your choice.


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Serves:

12-24 depending on size

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

10-15
sheets of phyllo (ready made pastry)
2 c
almonds, blanched
1 c
sweet butter, melted
make a
syrup with the following:
1 c
honey
2 c
sugar
2 c
water
few pieces of lemon or orange rind
1 or 2 stick
cinnamin

Directions Step-By-Step

1
CHOP almonds.
SPRAY 9X13 baking dish with pan spray.
HEAT OVEN 300
2
LINE dish with 2 phillo sheets.
BASTE lightly with butter.
SPRINKLE with 2-3 tablespoons of chopped almonds.
3
PLACE 1 or 2 sheets phillo on top and repeat the process: baste with butter add chopped almonds.
REPEAT until ready for TOP LAYER then use 3 sheets, no not put almonds on top,
4
BASTE top layer with butter.
SCORE with the point of a sharp knife in squares or diamond shapes.
5
BAKE for 50 minutes, check, increase temp 350 continue baking until golden.
COOL.
6
BOIL honey, sugar, water, rinds, cinnamon TO MAKE A SYRUP, THEN remove rinds and cinnamin.
POUR over baklava, let cool, then cut the squares or diamond shapes.

About this Recipe

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