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Baklava

Origin: GREECE

Crushed nuts in a fyllo pastry topped with syrup.

Ingredients
7/8 lb Almonds Ground
1 Cup Butter
2 Teaspoon Cinnamon
1 Pinch Clove To taste
1 lb Fyllo Pastry
1 A Little Lemon Juice
2 Cup Sugar
1 Cup Thyme Honey
2 Teaspoon Vanilla
1 1/2 Cup Water


Execution
Mix the almonds, cinnamon and clove.
Butter a pan and place 4 buttered sheets of fyllo.
Spread a thin layer of the mix and then two more sheets of fyllo.
Repeat until you have 4 sheets left, which you use for the top layer.
Cut the baklava in squares, all the way to the bottom of the pan.
Top with the remaining butter and bake in medium oven for 45 minutes.
Mix the sugar, honey, vanilla, lemon juice and 1 1/2 cup of water in a pot and boil for 5 minutes.
Remove any froth off the top and pour over the baklava.

Presentation
Serve cold.


Note
Region for this recipe: / Language for this recipe: English

Solon Mitsotakis