The notion of making a flakey and sweet homemade baklava doesn't have to be intimidating. This easy recipe uses store-bought phyllo dough, sweet honey, cinnamon, and a rich selection of crunchy nuts. It makes an elegant presentation with little time and effort. Smart Recipes, Eastern European Recipes, Nuts Recipes, Nutty Baklava Recipes Nuts Eastern European Nutty Baklava Nutty Baklava Recipe | CHEFBear.net PT1H15M Serves 12 1 Pound Phyllo Pastry Sheets 1 Cup Vegetable Oil 1 Pound Walnuts 1/2 Pound Toasted Almonds 1 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon 1 Cup Honey 2 Cups Granulated Sugar 2 Cups Water In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, add honey, sugar and water and bring to a boil for 10 minutes. Set aside to completely cool. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a small bowl, combine nuts and cinnamon. On the bottom of a sheet pan, layer one sheet of phyllo at a time while brushing each one with oil. Sprinkle the top of the 8th sheet with nut mixture. Continue layering oiled phyllo sheets and sprinkling nut mixture every third sheet until nut mixture is gone. Spread remaining 4-5 phyllo sheets on top and drizzle with remaining oil. Cut into small diamond-shaped pieces and bake until golden brown, about 1 hour. Pour cooled honey syrup over warm baklava and sprinkle the top with pistachios.

Nutty Baklava

Nutty Baklava Recipe


The notion of making a flakey and sweet homemade baklava doesn't have to be intimidating. This easy recipe uses store-bought phyllo dough, sweet honey, cinnamon, and a rich selection of crunchy nuts. It makes an elegant presentation with little time and effort.

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Recipe Information

Flavor Profile

Eastern European

Protein

Nuts

Category

Desserts

Serves

12

Total Time

1 Hour 15 Minutes

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Ingredients

      • 1 Pound Phyllo Pastry Sheets (Defrosted)
      • 1 Cup Vegetable Oil
      • 1 Pound Walnuts (Finely Chopped)
      • 1/2 Pound Toasted Almonds (Chopped)
      • 1 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon

      • Honey Syrup
      • 1 Cup Honey
      • 2 Cups Granulated Sugar
      • 2 Cups Water

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, add honey, sugar and water and bring to a boil for 10 minutes. Set aside to completely cool.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a small bowl, combine nuts and cinnamon. On the bottom of a sheet pan, layer one sheet of phyllo at a time while brushing each one with oil. Sprinkle the top of the 8th sheet with nut mixture. Continue layering oiled phyllo sheets and sprinkling nut mixture every third sheet until nut mixture is gone.
  3. Spread remaining 4-5 phyllo sheets on top and drizzle with remaining oil. Cut into small diamond-shaped pieces and bake until golden brown, about 1 hour. Pour cooled honey syrup over warm baklava and sprinkle the top with pistachios.



Nutrition & Cost Facts

Calories

699 kcal

Carbs

85 g

Fat

38 g

Protein

12 g

Cost Per Serving

$2.12

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