Apple Rum Baklava

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Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep
35 mins
Cook
40 mins

This is a great Baklava recipe. A friend passed this along to me. I love the combo of apples and walnuts and is a favorite recipe when it's apple picking time. If you don't want to use rum; substitute 2 tablespoons lemon juice and 2 tablespoons lemon rind.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine first 6 ingredients in large bowl; mix well.
  2. Trim 8 sheets phyllo dough to fit 10 x 15-inch baking pan.
  3. Keep unused phyllo covered with damp cloth. Arrange in baking pan, brushing each sheet generously with melted butter.
  4. Spread half the apple mixture over phyllo dough.
  5. Arrange 6 trimmed buttered sheets of phyllo dough over apple mixture.
  6. Spread with remaining apple mixture.
  7. Top with 8 buttered sheets phyllo dough.
  8. Tuck in the buttered phyllo neatly around.
  9. Cut into squares or diamond using a sharp knife.
  10. Bake at 350°F for 40 minutes or until golden brown.
  11. Heat honey in small saucepan.
  12. Drizzle over hot baklava.