Thursday, October 18, 2012

My Version of Baklava

MY VERSION OF BAKLAVA
> Paula George
>
> Syrup:
>
> 1-1/2 cups sugar
>
> 3/4 cup water
>
> 1/4 cup honey
>
> 2 cinnamon sticks
>
> Bring to boil over medium heat. Reduce to simmer and cook 20 minutes. Set
> aside
> to cool.
>
> Filling:
>
> 1-1/4 lb. walnuts chopped fine
>
> 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
>
> 1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
>
> 1/3 cup honey
>
> Baklava:
>
> 1 lb. phyllo dough, thawed
>
> 3 sticks butter, melted
>
> Glaze:
>
> 1-1/2 cups confectioner's sugar
>
> 1/4 tsp. vanilla extract
>
> 2-3 tsp. water to get glaze consistency
>
> Prepare syrup, set aside.
>
> Combine ingredients for filling.
>
> Working quickly, have phyllo sheets on large tray, cover with plastic wrap
> and a
> damp towel. Brush 15x10x1 jelly-roll pan with melted butter. Layer phyllo
> sheets
> in single layer, brushing each with melted butter. Layer 8 layers of dough.
> Sprinkle with 1/2 to 3/4 cup filling. Repeat with 4 layers of dough,
> brushing
> each layer with melted butter. Repeat filling layers 2-3 times. Finishing
> with
> another 8 layers of phyllo dough. Brush entire top with butter. Cut through
> dough with sharp knife on a diagonal about 1-1/2 inches apart. Cut in the
> opposite direction at same distance to form diamond pattern. Bake at 325
> degrees
> for 40-45 minutes until golden. Remove from oven and spoon syrup over entire
> top.

OPTIONAL: Prepare glaze and drizzle sparingly over top.
>
> Eat warm or at room temperature.

4 comments:

  1. Makkah Market offers you sweet dishes such as Baklava, sweet potato, rice pudding, Chocolate pudding and many more items that allow the customers to visit mostly to the store.

    Baklava, sweet potato, rice pudding, Chocolate pudding and many more items that allow the customers to visit mostly to the store.

    Baklava

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  2. Where is that located? Is it online?

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