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Kanaifi Recipe

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Added: Friday, October 2, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Use angel hair filo.

Filling:
1 cups ground walnuts
1 teaspoon cinammon
1 teaspoon nutmeg
4 tablespoons brown sugar
pound butter melted
1 lemon rind
teaspoon ground cloves

Syrup:
1 orange rind only
4-5 whole cloves
3 cinammon sticks
1 cup water
1 cup sugar
cup honey

Directions:
Directions:
Filling:
Mix all ingredients in a bowl.

Syrup:
Cook all ingredients in a saucepan for 5-10 minutes. Add cup water as it evaporates. Mixture is fairly thick.


Method:
Cut filo lengthwise into 3 inch wide strips. Use buttered pan. Fill it tightly.
Place a thin layer of filling all along the filo and roll it like a cabbage roll.
Bake at 350* for 20 minutes until filo is baked.
Pour syrup evenly with ladle over all while hot. Let sit and cool.

 

 

 

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