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Baklava contributed by, Asher from The Seven Hills School in Cincinnati, Ohio USA

Baklava

From Albania

By Asher

P1000098

Ingredients

 

1 [16 ounce] phyllo dough

1 cup butter

1 teaspoon ground Cinnamon

1cup water

1 cup white sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 cup honey

 

Directions

1 Preheat oven to 350˚F [175˚ C]. Butter the bottoms and sides of a 9×13 inch pan.

Chop nuts and toss with cinnamon. Set aside. Unroll phyllo dough.Cut whole stack in half to fit pan. Cover phyllo with a dampened cloth to keep from drying out as you work place two sheet of dough in a pan butter thoroughly. Repeat until you 8 sheets layered sprinkle 2-3 tablespoons of nut mixture on top.Top with 2 sheets of dough butter nuts layering as you go. the top layer should be about 6-8 sheets deeps.

Using a sharp knife cut into diamond or square shapes all the way to the bottom of the pan.you may cut into 4 long row the make diagonal cut.Bake for about 50 minutes until baklava is golden and crisp.

 

 

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