• nuts - 5 cups;
  • dough - 700 g;
  • almonds - 3 cups;
  • sugar – ½ Cup;
  • butter - 200 g;
  • cinnamon – ½ tbsp;
  • cloves.

Ingredients for syrup:

  • water - 2 glasses;
  • sugar - 3 cups;
  • lemon juice – 2 tsp;
  • fresh honey – 2 tbsp


  1. Puff pastry deploy and cover with a slightly damp towel. This is to ensure that the dough does not dry during the formation of baklava.
  2. In the container to mix the pre-treated nuts, sugar and spices. Blend to crush or chop in a blender. Put aside a quarter of the billet.
  3. Form for baking grease with butter, from above to lay 2 sheets of rolled dough also brush with butter and sprinkle with nuts. Sandwich dessert, you can order the following: 2 sheets of dough, 2 sheets nuts, 4 tests, 4 nuts, 4 tests, 4 nuts, 2 test. Each layer is to have a good handle butter at the end to put it over the top of the future cakes.
  4. Baklava slice horizontally with a very sharp knife, pre-lubricated with oil or water. The distance between the indentations should be about 6 cm (so the cakes will be easier to grilled). After you cut the shape with the same indentation, but only under the vertical slope.
  5. Send the baklava to bake in the oven about 20 minutes, maintained at a temperature of 150 degrees, to the formation of the characteristic Golden hue.
  6. For the syrup in the boiling water add the sugar, stand on medium heat about 4 minutes, to slightly reduce the temperature and pour the lemon juice with honey. Warm the syrup for another 10 minutes.
  7. Remove the cakes from the cupboard to pour sugar syrup. To give a little to cool. Eastern dessert is ready.