Baklava

My daughter LOVES Baklava. So in honor of my sweet tooth girl, here’s a recipe for Baklava! Enjoy! And special thanks to A Girl With An Adventurous Fork for this great recipe to share.

Love, Crysta - Dancing With Fireflies

A Girl With An Adventurous Fork

Yields: 48 pieces   

Equipment Needed:

  • Food Processor
  • Kitchen Aide Mixer, whisk attachment
  • 13″ x 18″ 1/2 Sheet Pan
  • Preheat over to 360 F

Ingredients: 

  • 28 Sheets of Phyllo Dough
  • 1 Pound Butter, melted

Nut Mixture

  • 6 Cups Walnuts, toasted
  • 2 Cups Pistachios, toasted
  • 5 Eggs, whites only
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1 TB Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 tsp Allspice
  1. In a food processor chop walnuts and pistachios. Set aside 1/4 cup chopped nuts.
  2. Put the rest of the nut mixture into a bowl.
  3. Add cinnamon, salt, allspice and mix thoroughly.
  4. In the mixer, beat egg whites to soft peaks.
  5. Add sugar, and beat to stiff peaks.
  6. Fold egg whites into the nut mixture.

Syrup

  • 1 Whole Cinnamon Stick
  • 5 ea. Whole Allspice
  • 2 Orange Peels
  • 1 Cup Honey
  • 1 1/2 Cup Sugar
  • 3 Cups Water
  • 1 1/2 tsp Rose Water
  1. An hour and a half into cooling, start…

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