- nuts - 5 cups;
- dough - 700 g;
- almonds - 3 cups;
- sugar – ½ Cup;
- butter - 200 g;
- cinnamon – ½ tbsp;
Ingredients for syrup:
- water - 2 glasses;
- sugar - 3 cups;
- lemon juice – 2 tsp;
- fresh honey – 2 tbsp
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Remove the cakes from the cupboard to pour sugar syrup. To give a little to cool. Eastern dessert is ready.