GREEK BAKLAVA

Greek Baklava Recipe

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julie blaschka-frank

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@yummyjulie

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
12-24 depending on size
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 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

How to Make GREEK BAKLAVA

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.

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About GREEK BAKLAVA

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




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