Friday, 17 April 2020

Homemade Baklava

Are you a baklava lover?
I adore the sweet, special the baklava it is so easy to make. You just need a baklava dough, i bought mine,  i mean why to make it at home it will take time and force and i love the easy and delicious recipe with no much time make and less force, that's why it is so easy to make. You will need a cup of your favorite nuts, i love pistachio so i made it with pistachio but you can make it with walnut, almonds or cajo.

Homemade Baklava

Prep time: 30 minutes
Baking time: 25 minutes


500g ready baklava dough
1 cup Crushed pistachio
1 cup melted butter

For syrup:
2 cups sugar
1 and 1/2 cup water
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon rose water

The way:
- Prepare the syrup,  in a saucepan put the 2 cups sugar with water. Boil first on a high heat, then reduce heat to medium, keep stir then add the lemon juice. When the syrup star thicken add rose water and remove from heat.
- Grease a 33 cm tray with butter, add first layer of baklava. Grease with another layer of butter, add another baklava layer, repeat for the next 14 layers.
- On the 14 layers add the pistachio.
- Cover with another layer of baklava sheet dough, grease it; add another layer without grease it . Then add another layer and grease it, repeat the 14 layers until end with a non grease last layer.
- Cut the extra edges dough with a knife, then cut the baklava into a small rectangles.
- Pour the leftover butter at the top of baklava.
- Spread with a brush.
- Bake at 200°C for 25 minutes.When out of oven, pour the syrup on the baklava. Cool completely before serve it.


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