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pdswife 09-20-2008 01:11 PM

1.25 pounds ground nuts ( walnuts, pecans or almonds. Can also use a mixture)
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 pound philo dough

1 stick butter

Combind the nuts with the sugar and cinnamon. Mix well.

Butter your 9x13 pan
lay down 3 sheets of philo brush top with melted butter.
Spinkle with nut mixture
Cover with 2 sheets of philo, brush top on with butter
sprinkle more nuts on top
Cover with 2 sheets of philo, brush top with butter
Continue to layer philo and nuts until all the nuts are gone.
Cover with 2 or 3 more sheets of philo.

Cut into diamond shape but don't cut all the way to the bottom layer. This is very important as Baklava is impossible to cut after cooking.

Spinkle with some drops of water.

Bake at 325 for 30-40 minutes. Top should be slighty browned.

Remove from oven. Cool. We let it sit over night.
Cut to the bottom of the baklava

Slowly poor hot syrup over the cooled baklava

1 1/2 cups honey
1 cup water
1 cup sugar
2 sticks cinnamon

put all together and bring to a boil. Pour over the cooled baklava.

deelady 09-20-2008 01:17 PM

oooh thank you for the recipe but I definately would need pistacios in mine!!! YUM!:tongue:

pdswife 09-20-2008 01:33 PM

I've never followed a recipe in my life Dee.

Feel free to change in anyway you want!!

LPBeier 09-20-2008 01:41 PM

Thanks PDS, I really appreciate this. Now I guess I have to get that cupcake on up!

pdswife 09-20-2008 01:51 PM

LOL! Sure do! Start typing!!!

You're welcome~!

LPBeier 09-20-2008 02:25 PM

Check under cakes!

pdswife 09-20-2008 08:17 PM

I did
and they sound GOOOOOD!

falcontook 09-20-2008 08:23 PM

sounds delicious, cant wait to make some baklava myself =)

pdswife 09-20-2008 09:09 PM

Have fun!!!!

Behind the photo 03-06-2009 06:52 AM

Sounds yummy, thanks for sharing.

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