"There is nothing better on a cold wintry day than a properly made pot pie."--Craig Claiborne

Baklava Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


This recipe for Baklava, by , is from Love has Many Flavors , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Sheriana Kasim, Vlore Albania/Ada MI
Added: Sunday, August 30, 2009


1 lb Phyllo Dough
1 lb Butter
2 lb Ground Pecans
2 Cups Sugar
2 tsp Orange Blossom Water

1 1/2 Cup Water
3 Cups Sugar
1 Tbsp Lemon Juice

Generously great 9x13 pan. Cut Phyllo sheets to fit in pan. Melt butter. Spread/Lay leaves in pan generously buttering every 3rd sheet, until you have 10 sheets in the pan.

Mix Pecans, Sugar, and Orange Water. Spread 1/2 of Pecan mixture over Phyllo dough, continue layers. Add remaining pecans, and continue. 5 more layers using remaining sheets and butter. When finished, cut diagonal sections and intersections to form diamonds.
Bake at 325 for 45 minutes or Bake at 250 for 2 hours until top is golden.

Make a syrup boiling sugar, water, and lemon juice until sugar is dissolved (15 minutes). Pour over baklava. Allow to set at least 4 hours before serving.




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!