Fruit and Nut Baklava

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Total Time
2 hrs
1 hr

When contests give you phyllo, make baklava! Prep time includes time to soak fruit.

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  1. In a small bowl, combine apricots, raisins and white wine and allow the fruit to soak for at least 2 hours
  2. Preheat over to 300 degrees
  3. Mix cashews, sugar and spices in a separate bowl
  4. Place a layer of phyllo into a 13x9 pan and brush with melted butter
  5. Repeat to make 5 layers
  6. As you work, keep the dough coveed with a damp towel
  7. Spread 1/4 of the fruit and nuts over the phyllo
  8. Repeat layers of phyllo and fruit/nuts ending with a layer of phyllo
  9. With a very sharp knife, slice through the top few layers in a diamond pattern
  10. Bake at 300 degrees for 1 hour
  11. Warm honey in saucepan or in microwave
  12. Pour warmed honey over pastry and allow to soak inches
  13. Allow to cool and serve