How to make it

  • In small bowl combine nuts & sugar.
  • Brush baking dish (app. 12in *18in) with butter.
  • Place 1 pastry sheet in pan,brush with butter.
  • Place second sheet on top,overlap or fold sides if necessary, brush with butter,continue 8-10 layers.
  • Spread walnut mixture evenly over top sheet.
  • Cover with remaining pastry sheets.butter each layer
  • Be sure to butter last sheet.
  • Cut diagonal lines down and across to form diamond shaped pieces.
  • Bake in preheated oven 350 bake 30 min, increase heat to 450 and bake 5-10 more min, until pastry puffs are a light golden color.
  • While it is still hot pour syrup over it.
  • for the syrup:
  • Dissolve sugar in water. Add lemon juice, bring to a boil.
  • Stir occasionally until syrup slightly thickens (about 10 min.)
  • Add rose-water towards end of cooking time.
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  • sunflower48386 9 years ago
    looks wonderful!
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  • fuzzy 9 years ago
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  • berry 10 years ago
    Wow... is it similar to Baklava recipe???
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  • hannylatif 10 years ago
    Lohisham... this is not the one I ate. The khunafa was sold in a round plastic plate. I bought mine from one of the kabsa shop. Sorry for the trouble. Thanks.
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