How to make baklava (Baklava recipe) Written by Me To Mati Published on June 11, 2019 in DessertsTranslate to English Greek Share657TweetPin11Yum1VibeWhatsAppEmail669 SharesJump to RecipePrint RecipeFor homemade filo (Phyllo) pastry click here Pin Print How to make baklava (Baklava recipe)5 from 1 vote Recipe by Me To Mati #passionfood Course: DessertDifficulty: EasyServings24servingsPrep time30minutesCooking time1hour Baklava is made from layers of filo pastry filled with chopped walnuts and held together by honey syrup.Ingredients Phyllo/filo sheets (24 pieces – store bought)4 cups walnuts (finely ground)1 cup white sugar1 teaspoon cinnamon powder1 clove clove powder40 grams butter (melted)1 cup lukewarm waterSyrup Ingredients3 cups of water2 cups honey3 Cups White Sugar ½ lemon (wedges) 1 cinnamon stickInstructionsFinely grind walnuts. Add sugar, cinnamon powder and clove powder.Combine ingredients and set aside.Melt butter and apply a thick layer to a baking tray.Add phyllo/filo sheets to the baking tray, applying melted butter between each sheet.Repeat process for six sheets.Add a thick layer of the walnut and spice mix and add 2 phyllo/filo sheets, applying melted butter between sheets.Repeat process for 3 layers.Add top layer phyllo/filo sheets, applying melted butter between sheets (6 sheets).Fold phyllo/filo ends inwards, applying melted butter and adding a further sheet on top. Apply further melted butter to top layer sheet ensuring to coat melted butter all over the top layer, applying lukewarm water over the top layer of phyllo/filo.Using a sharp knife, cut the baklava into even square pieces. Bake baklava @ 160 C for 60 minutes or until top layer is golden brown.Prepare the syrup by adding water, cinnamon stick, lemons, sugar and honey to a pot. Combine ingredients, stirring through thoroughly and allowing to the mixture to reduce until mixture turns into syrup.Add a generous quantity of syrup over cooled baklava. Apply cinnamon powder over baklava.Recipe Video NotesAdding lukewarm water over the top layer of phyllo/filo will ensure ease of cutting through of baklava.Did you make this recipe?Tag @me_to_mati on InstagramLike this recipe?Follow us @me_to_mati on PinterestLove our recipes?Like us on Facebook Similar recipes you may like How to make filo dough Traditional Greek New Year’s cake recipe (Vasilopita recipe) Coconut macaroons recipe Tiramisu espresso cups recipeShare657TweetPin11Yum1VibeWhatsAppEmail669 SharesDon't miss out!Subscribe To Our NewsletterReceive Yummy Recipes in your inboxInvalid email addressGive it a try. You can unsubscribe at any time.Thanks for subscribing!