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Greek Baklava Recipe

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Chad Wolbeck


1 pkg. (16 oz.) Phyllo Dough
1 lb. nuts, chopped
1 c. Butter
1 tsp. Cinnamon, ground
1 c. Water
1 c. Sugar
1 tsp. Vanilla
c. Honey

Preheat oven to 350. Butter the bottom and sides of a 9x13 pan.

Chop nuts and toss with cinnamon. Set aside. Unroll phyllo dough. Cut the whole stack in half to fit in the pan. Cover phyllo with a dampened cloth to keep from drying out as you work. Place 2 sheets of dough in the and and butter thoroughly. Repeat until you have 8 sheets layered. Sprinkle 2-3 tablespoons of nut mixture on top. Top with 2 sheets of dough, butter and nuts, layering as you go. The top layer should be 6-8 sheets deep.

Using a sharp knife cut into diamond or square shapes all the way to the borrow of the pan. You,at cut into 4 long rows to make diagonal cuts. Bake for 50 minutes until golden and crisp.

Make sauce while baklava is baking. Boil sugar and water until the sugar is melted. Add vanilla and honey simmer for about 20 minutes.

Remove baklava from oven and immediately spoon sauce over it. Let cool.




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