Treat yourself to this Greek delicacy – Baklava

1 pack phyllo pastry/dough

1 glass melted margarine
1 1/2 glasses ground walnuts

2 glasses granulated sugar
2 glasses water
2 teaspoons lemon juice

How to
Place the pastry sheets on each other on a wooden board.

Cut these pieces according to the size of the tray where they will be cooked.

Grease the tray lightly and place one layer of pastry over.

Pour 1/2 tablespoon melted margarine evenly over the dough.

Place only half of the pieces of dough on the tray so that there is one layer of pastry, and margarine over that.

When half of the pastry is used up, sprinkle ground walnuts over.

Over the walnuts place another layer of pastry, spread some margarine, then another layer of pastry, continue until all the pieces of pastry are used.

Cut the pieces of dough into the shape of baklava, place in a moderately heated oven and cook for an hour until the color of the baklavas turn golden brown.

Put granulated sugar, water and lemon juice into a pan, melt the Sugar over moderate heat and boil for about 15 minutes until the mixture becomes syrup.

Remove from heat and allow to cool for 10 minutes, brush with butter.

This article uses material from the Baklava article on the Healthy Recipes wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike L

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