Recipe Sifter

X
  • Start Here
    • Course
    • Main Ingredient
    • Cuisine
    • Preparation
    • Occasion
    • Diet
    • Nutrition
1

Select () or exclude () categories to narrow your recipe search.

2

As you select categories, the number of matching recipes will update.

Make some selections to begin narrowing your results.
  • Calories
  • Amount per serving
    1. Total Fat
    2. Saturated Fat
    3. Polyunsat. Fat
    4. Monounsat. Fat
    5. Trans Fat
  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium
  • Potassium
  • Total Carbohydrates
    1. Dietary Fiber
    2. Sugars
  • Protein
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin E
  • Magnesium
  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine
  • Find exactly what you're looking for with the web's most powerful recipe filtering tool.

    You are in: Home / Greek / Walnut Baklava Recipe
    Lost? Site Map

    Walnut Baklava

    Walnut Baklava. Photo by Chef #1803190569

    1/3 Photos of Walnut Baklava

    more photos

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    40 mins

    20 mins

    20 mins

    • Save to Recipe Box

    • Add to Grocery List

    • Print

    • Email

    My Private Note

    Ingredients:

    Servings:

    Units: US | Metric

    The syrup

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Mix together the walnuts, sugar and cinnamon.
    2. 2
      Select a pan the size of the phyllo sheets and brush well with melted butter.
    3. 3
      Use 4 sheets of phyllo for the bottom layer, brushing each one with butter before adding the next, and top with a sheet of unbuttered phyllo.
    4. 4
      Sprinkle with a handful of the walnut mixture.
    5. 5
      Cover with a buttered sheet, an unbuttered sheet, and another sprinkling of walnuts.
    6. 6
      Repeat until the ingredients are used up, reserving 5 sheets of phyllo for the top layer.
    7. 7
      Brush each of the top 5 sheets with ample butter, and pour the remaining butter over the top of the last sheet.
    8. 8
      Trim the edges if necessary, and cut the baklava into the traditional diamond pattern.
    9. 9
      Do not cut through the bottom layer.
    10. 10
      Sprinkle the top of the baklava lightly with water from your fingertips.
    11. 11
      Bake in a preheated 250°F (120°C) oven for about 1 hour.
    12. 12
      Remove from oven and cool.
    13. 13
      For the syrup, combine the sugar and water in a large pot and boil for 5 minutes.
    14. 14
      Add the honey, cinnamon stick and cloves, and boil for 5 minutes more.
    15. 15
      Pour the hot syrup over the cooled baklava.
    16. 16
      Do not pour over a hot baklava, it will turn soggy.
    17. 17
      Cool then cut through the bottom layer of phyllo following the previous cuts.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 18, 2003

      55

      This is very good. Just loved it. My neighbour first tasted an authentic Baklava and said this recipe was the second best he has ever tasted. Thank-you for posting it.

      person found this review Helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
    • on October 02, 2014

      55

      This was great, but only used half of the sauce.

      people found this review Helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
    • on December 20, 2006

      55

    Read All Reviews (9)

    Advertisement

    Nutritional Facts for Walnut Baklava

    Serving Size: 1 (3572 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 12176.1
     
    Calories from Fat 5187
    42%
    Total Fat 576.3 g
    886%
    Saturated Fat 184.4 g
    922%
    Cholesterol 610.0 mg
    203%
    Sodium 4966.4 mg
    206%
    Total Carbohydrate 1746.4 g
    582%
    Dietary Fiber 48.9 g
    195%
    Sugars 1330.5 g
    5322%
    Protein 123.7 g
    247%

    Ideas from Food.com

    Advertisement


    Over 475,000 Recipes

    Food.com Network of Sites