Western Baklava

Course : Bars
Serves: 12
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Ingredients:

3/4 cup unsalted butter
2 cups walnuts
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
10 sheets frozen filo dough
1/2 cup honey
3/4 cup honey
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
 

Preparation / Directions:

lightly brush a 9x13x2-inch pan with a small amount of the melted butter combine walnuts and 2-1/2 teaspoons cinnamon in a small bowl, set aside cut filo sheets in half crosswise, cover with a damp towel place 1 sheet onto the bottom of the buttered pan brush with butter repeat for a total of seven layers sprinkle with 6 tablespoons walnut mixture drizzle with 2 tablespoons warmed honey brush 1 filo sheet with melted butter place onto nut mixture repeat with another filo sheet repeat adding nut mixture, warm honey, and two filo sheets until no nut mixture remains brush 1 filo sheet with melted butter place on top of nut mixture repeat for a total of seven sheets gently cut into equal portions, each approximately 1-1/2x2-inches bake @ 350 degrees, in center of oven, for 30-35 minutes, until golden combine remaining lemon juice with remaining honey and remaining cinnamon in a small saucepan, over a medium flame heat to a light boil heat and stir for 2 minutes remove from heat pour over baklava in pan allow to cool completely before serving serve at room temperature

 

Nutritional Information:

336 Calories (kcal); 23g Total Fat; (58% calories from fat); 5g Protein; 32g Carbohydrate; 31mg Cholesterol; 3mg Sodium


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