BY LIFE’S LITTLE SWEETS
This Baklava is a classic baklava recipe with chopped walnuts, 40 sheets of layered Phyllo dough, olive oil sugar, ground cinnamon and cloves, lemon zest, all infused with honey, sugar, lemon syrup. Makes 30-40 pieces.
Baklava is a rich, sweet dessert pastry made of layers of filo filled with chopped nuts and sweetened and held together with syrup or honey.
– walnuts – granulated white sugar – ground cinnamon – ground cloves – zest of 1 fresh lemon
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
In a large mixing bowl, combine walnuts (or other nuts), 1/2 cup granulated white sugar, cinnamon, cloves and lemon zest. Mix evenly.
Grease a 9x13 inch baking pan with regular olive oil, layer 20 sheets of Phyllo dough, using a pastry brush to brush each layer with olive oil.
Add 1/2 the walnut mixture, spread evenly.
Give Baklava a try!
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