Baklava this is not a diet food lol

By Harlen

Ingredients
  • BAKLAVA 1

  • 4 CUPS (1LB) WALNUTS

  • ½ CUP SUGER

  • 2 TEASPOONS CINNAMON

  • 1 TEASPOON GRATED ORANGE PEEL

  • 1 TEASPOON LEMON PEEL

  • 28 SHEATS FILO , 8 ½ X 12 ½

  • 1 ¼ CUPS BUTTER MELTED

  • HONEY ORNGE SYRUP 2

  • 1 CUP HONEY

  • ¾ CUP GRANULATED SUGER

  • 2/3 CUP ORANGE JUICE

  • 1 STICK CINNAMON

  • 1 TABLESPOON LEMON JUICE

  • 1

Directions
  1. FINELY CHOP WALNUTS MIX WITH SUGARE,CINNAMON, ORANGE AND LEMON PEELS. 1.2 CUT FILO TO FIT 9X13 PAN COVER WITH PLASTIC FILM OR DAMP CLOTH TO PREVENT DRYING WHILE WORKING.1.3 BRUSH BOTTOM OF PAN WITH BUTTER. PLACE 1 SHEET OF FILO AND BRUSH WITH BUTTER REPEAT 5 TIMES FOR BOTTOM MAKING BOTOM OF PASTRY.

  2. 1.4 SPRINKLE WITH 1/3 CUP WALNUT MIXTURE, PATTING IT TO AN EVEN LAYER. 1.5 COVER WITH THREE SHEETS OF FILO,BRUSHING EACH SHEET WITH BUTTER REPEAT LAYERS UNTILL FILLING IS USED UP (SHOUD BE 7 LAYERS OF FILLING

  3. 1.6 TOP WITH 5 LAYERS OF FILO BUTTERING EACH AS BEFOR WITH SHARP KNIFE CAREFULLY CUT LENGTHWISE THROUGH TOP OF FILO MAKING 5 STRIPS. MAKE SECOND ROW CUTS ON THE DIAGONAL FORMING DIAMONDS. 1.7 BAKE ABOVE CENTER OF OVEN IN PREHEATED OVEN AT 325 DEG FOR 1 HR OR UNTILL BROWN . 1.8 MAKE HONEY ORANG SYRUP , LET BAKLAVA STAND FOR TEN MINUTES , THEN SPOON SYTUP OVER THE HOT BAKLAVA LET STAND OVER NIGHT TO ABSORB SYRUP BEFOR SERVING .

  4. 2 HOS

  5. COMBINE HONEY ,SUGAR , orange juice AND CINNAMON STICK .HEAT TO A ROLLING BOIL, STERRING TILL SUGAR IS DISSOLVED.

  6. REMOVE FROM HEAT STIR IN LEMON JUICE LET COOL BEFORE SPOONING OVER PASTRY.REMOVE CINNOMAN STICK AFTER IT COOLS .

  7. MAKES ABOUT 20 PIECES .


Nutritional Facts

Servings
1
This is not diet food but O my it is good lol

dessert

6 replies

tommy123400
tommy123400 2011-07-11 11:11:28 -0500 Report

Harlen, You have gone and done what no one has before!!! This recipe is amazing! Not only does the finished product look good,, it tastes GREAT!! I searched for this recipe for a while now, remembering I had seen it here. Thanks again my friend and have a Blessed day. tommy

BIRDY
BIRDY 2011-01-22 17:45:42 -0600 Report

Hey Harlen , baklava is a 100% Turkish dessert and I totally agree that it's not diet however I may say that the best dessert ever…

rj
rj 2011-01-21 15:49:33 -0600 Report

Thats why we do the portion thingy LOL..and not 3 or 4 portions you guys :P

Dev
Dev 2011-01-21 14:18:55 -0600 Report

Thanks Harlen. I will try it sometime for sure. How much time does it take? It seems like I am going to need some patience. :)

Cari Lee
Cari Lee 2011-01-18 19:00:38 -0600 Report

Thanks for the recipe, Harlen. I have no doubts this is NOT diet, but it sure looks good!!!! I will try it soon.
Cari