Apple Baklava

Apple Baklava

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Melissa Baldan


Another great one I do using Phyllo Dough (i love this stuff!)
There are 2 methods for this recipe. Each one is equally delish!


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  • 1 lb
    phyllo dough
  • 1 c
    melted butter
  • 2
    lemons, juiced and zested
  • 5 Tbsp
    raw honey
  • 2 tsp
  • 3 c
    granny smith apples, chopped
  • 2 c
    toasted walnuts, chopped
  • 2 c
    toasted pistashios, chopped
  • 1-1/2 c
  • 1 pt
  • 1
    lemon rind

How to Make Apple Baklava


  1. Line a sheet pan with parchment and lay down 1 sheet phyllo dough. Brush with butter and repeat for 3 more sheets. (while continuing on cover remaining sheets with wet towel to avoid them from drying up).
  2. In medium sauce pan heat lemon juice, zest, 4 tablespoons honey cinnamon, apples and nuts on medium low for 3 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside to cool
  3. Spread 1/3 of the mixture onto buttered dough. Top with 1 more phyllo dough.
  4. Option 1) Roll entire sheet up and cut in thirds. Set aside (cover this with wet towel) and repeat the process 2 more times. Bake at 350 for 20-30 minutes.
  5. Option 1, cont.) Mix together 1-1/2 cup honey, water and lemon rind. Bring to simmer for 10 minutes, remove rind and serve in ramekin as a dipping sauce for the baklava roll.
  6. Option 2) After you add the last sheet brush with butter, add 3 more sheets, brushing between sheets, add 1/3 mixture and top with a sheet...repeat 1 last time (3 layers). Bake at 350 for 1 hour.
  7. Option 2 cont.) Mix together 1-1/2 cup honey, water and lemon rind. Bring to simmer for 10 minutes, remove rind and pour over baklava. Allow to rest overnight. Cut into squares.

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Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts

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