How to make it

  • Prepare Syrup First
  • Combine 4 cups sugar, lemon juice, water in a medium saucepan.
  • Bring to the boil; allow boiling for 10 minutes.
  • Add rosewater
  • Remove from heat immediately.
  • Allow to cool.
  • Preparing Baklava
  • Combine 1/2 cup sugar and nuts in a bowl.
  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees celsius
  • Butter the bottom of a baking dish
  • Unroll dough and cut to fit baking dish
  • Place two sheets of dough in the baking dish brush with butter and repeat until half the filo is used then spread about 1 cup of nut mixture over the last layer of filo.
  • Place two sheets of filo on top brush with butter
  • Repeat until nut and sugar mixture is all used on the final layer of filo brush with butter
  • Cut into squares and then cut each square in half diagonally to make triangles.
  • Bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Remove from oven and pour syrup over top of baklava and allow [t to seep through saturating it well
  • Let cool serve with cream

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    My mouth is watering over this recipe. I love the mixed nuts.
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