Ingredients

How to make it

  • Syrup:
  • Combine sugar, water, lemon juice and honey in a medium saucepan.
  • Bring to a boil and cook 10 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and stir in rosewater.
  • Cool completely.
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  • Pastry:
  • Preheat oven to 300F, grease a half sheet pan (18 x 12").
  • Combine nuts, spices and sugar.
  • Layer 8 sheets of phyllo pastry in the pan, brushing in between each layer with butter.
  • Sprinkle with 1/4 the nut mixture.
  • Cover nuts with 3 buttered phyllo sheets, followed by another 1/4 of the nut mixture.
  • Repeat until all the nuts are used.
  • Top the final layer of nuts with 6 buttered phyllo sheets. Do not butter the topmost layer.
  • Cut pastry (all the way through) into 54 squares.
  • Bake 1 1/2 hours.
  • Top hot pastry with the cooled honey syrup and allow to stand at room temperature until completely cooled.
  • Store in the refrigerator or freeze.

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    " It was excellent "
    cherylannxo ate it and said...
    Good morning jo_jo_ba, This recipe has my heart,and you have my 5. Thank you for sharing. Have a wonderful day...Cheryl
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  • lilacdell 6 years ago
    Oh, wowza this looks good! I will definiely try it.
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  • jo_jo_ba 6 years ago
    LOL I have that problem myself!
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  • tazoncaffeine 6 years ago
    once again I make a great baklava recipe and when I'm finished there is nothing on the plate. hmmmm. LOL
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  • annieamie 6 years ago
    Great recipe, Jojoba! Thanks for sharing it!
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    " It was excellent "
    morninlite ate it and said...
    I have to agree with mom! Baklava is wonderful! Great recipe.
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  • egynefertary 6 years ago
    yummy i love baklava u make me want eat it i think i ll go now and make your recipe and i ll start my diet tomorrow :))
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  • fishtrippin 6 years ago
    Oh this does sound good. I've never made baklava, but this is a "must try"! Thanks again, you are definitely versitile as well as good!
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    " It was excellent "
    tuilelaith ate it and said...
    Who could not love this?!?! I do hate walnuts! They made a great black dye if you like to do the natural thing however, the outer skin not the nut itself....
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    " It was excellent "
    greekgirrrl ate it and said...
    That is an excellent alternative to the original. I will definitely be trying this out!!
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  • jo_jo_ba 6 years ago
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories: 259.1
    Total Fat: 16.9 g
    Cholesterol: 18.4 mg
    Sodium: 62.0 mg
    Total Carbs: 25.2 g
    Dietary Fiber: 2.1 g
    Protein: 4.0 g
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