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"This is very simple and so good."
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Ingredients

1 h 30 m servings 236 cals
Original recipe yields 36 servings (1 9x13-inch pan)

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13-inch baking pan.
  2. Cut phyllo dough to size of pan, and place half the sheets in the bottom of the pan. Grind walnuts with 1/2 cup sugar and cinnamon in food processor or blender. Spread ground walnut mixture evenly over phyllo. lace remaining phyllo sheets on top of walnut mixture.
  3. Melt margarine with oil in small saucepan over low heat or in microwave. Brush over top layer of phyllo. Cut top layers of phyllo into diamond shapes with a sharp knife.
  4. Bake in preheated oven on center rack until golden brown, about 30 minutes.
  5. While baklava is baking, make the syrup: Combine 3 1/2 cups sugar, water and lemon juice in large saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil, then remove from heat. Let cool slightly.
  6. Remove baklava from oven and pour syrup over hot pastry. Cool completely before serving.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 236 calories; 12.4 g fat; 30.7 g carbohydrates; 2.8 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 78 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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My friends and I were getting together for Greek nite and I decided to try this Baklava recipe. It was absolutely delicous. I was told that it tastes exactly like the Baklava from Greece.

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Leaving the honey out wasn't so good. The honey is the key ingredient to this irressible greek favorite. This would be perfect with the honey in it. The honey adds the most flavor along with the...

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My friends and I were getting together for Greek nite and I decided to try this Baklava recipe. It was absolutely delicous. I was told that it tastes exactly like the Baklava from Greece.

Leaving the honey out wasn't so good. The honey is the key ingredient to this irressible greek favorite. This would be perfect with the honey in it. The honey adds the most flavor along with the...

Good recipe--a friend of mine made baklava from this recipe... One thing I would change would be to use melted butter instead of margarine. I have been using a recipe from my Greek cookbook for ...

This was delicious, it is my husband's favorite dessert and now I can make it at home. Once we drove around for an hour looking for a place that sold Baklava, now we won't have to do that anymo...

This recipe was very easy to make, and discounting the actual baking time, was quite quick. It was a little too sweet for me, and the next time I make it I'll probably cut back on the sugar use...

Yum! My husband and I ate the whole thing (not good, I know!) One thing I might change is maybe take out about a quarter of the walnuts because it has a very thick center.

I thought this recipe was great. It was surprisingly easy and delicious. I'll definitely make this again. Thanks.

this is good stuff. I followed the recipe to a T

I make Baklava every year for the Holidays. I decided to try this recipe. I normally layer my dough 2 sheets at a time, with the nut mixture, and butter (real butter only) every sheet of Phyllo....