Baklava (using puff pastry)


  1. 1/3 cup melted butter
  2. 2 cups crushed nuts (pistachio,walnut,cashew and etc.)
  3. 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  4. 1 pack puff pastry or phyllo sheets
  5. For the syrup
  6. 1/2 cup honey
  7. 3/4 cup water
  8. 2 tbsp lemon juice
  9. 1 cup granulated sugar


  1. If phyllo pastry, brush with butter every sheets until you reach the 5th sheets and then put the nuts.

  2. If puff pastry, brush butter and put some nuts on every layer of the sheet

  3. Preheat the oven at 180°C for 15mins.

  4. Cut pastry into diagonal shape and then bake for 1hour and 15mins.

  5. Prepare the syrup by mixing all the syrup ingredients in a saucepan until boiled. Then let it cool for a while

  6. Lastly, once the pastry is cooked, spread the syrup and garnish with the remaining nuts

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