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Easy Baklava Recipe | Turkish Desserts

easy baklava recipe
Cooking Method
Difficulty Intermediate
Prep Time: 30 min Cook Time: 45 min Rest Time: 180 min Total Time: 4 hrs 15 mins
Servings 8
Best Season Suitable throughout the year
  • 250 grams Crushed walnuts ((8.8 ounces))
  • 500 milliliters Water
  • 250 grams Butter ((8.8 ounces))
  • 8 drops Lemon juice
  • 500 grams Phyllo Dough ((25-30 sheets))
  1. Prepare the syrup

    Preheat oven to 170 degrees (340 Fahrenheit). Bring the water to a boil, add sugar, and let it simmer for 15 minutes. Add lemon juice and turn the heat off. Let it cool until you prepare and bake your baklava.

  2. You need a baking pan

    With a brush, coat the bottom of the baking pan with melted butter.

  3. First layer

    Place 6 phyllo sheets.

  4. Second layer: WalnutsBaklava walnuts

    Sprinkle about 1/3 of the walnuts evenly over the top layer

  5. Third layer: 4 phyllo sheetsbaklava

    Place 4 phyllo sheets.

  6. Fourth layer: Melted buttereasy baklava recipe

    Coat the top of the sheets with melted butter.

  7. Fifth layer: 4 phyllo sheetsbaklava

    Place 4 phyllo sheets.

  8. Sixth layer: Walnuts

    Sprinkle 1/3 of the walnuts over the top layer of phyllo.

  9. Seventh layer: 6 phyllo sheetsbaklava

    Place 6 phyllo sheets.

  10. Eight layer: Walnuts

    Sprinkle the rest of the walnuts over the top layer of phyllo.

  11. Ninth layer: 8 phyllo sheets and butter

    Pace 8 phyllo sheets and coat the top of the sheets with melted butter

  12. Cut the baklava

    For this step, you need a very sharp knife. Cut the pastry into diamond shape pieces and bake for 35-45 minutes or until the top of the baklava turns golden.

  13. Last stepbaklava recipe

    As soon as you remove the baklava from the oven, pour the cooled syrup all over the hot baklava. Let the baklava cool completely. 3-4 hours.

  14. Garnish and enjoy with your loved ones:)easy baklava recipe

    You can garnish your baklava with finely crushed pistachios and enjoy it with your favorite black tee.

  • Please note: ovens vary, be sure to check your baklava halfway through baking.
  • Your knife must be very sharp.
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