Baklava is a Center Jap specialty. Baklava is made in lots of shapes I made a decision to make them in rolls. As an alternative of honey I used sugar to glaze and flavored with cardamom.
- 6 sheets phyllo dough (one package deal weigh 1 pound and have 18 14 x 18 inches sheets)
- 1/2 cup clarified butter
- 1/2 cup floor almond
- 1/2 cup floor walnuts
- 1/4 cup coconut powder
- 1/2 tsp cardamom powder
- 1/3 cup sugar
For Syrup and Garnishing
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup water
- 1 tsp lemon juice
- 1 tbsp pistachios sliced
For baking I’m utilizing 8×8 baking pan.
Mix all of the dry components, floor almonds, walnuts, coconut, sugar, and cardamom.
Making the Pastry
Preheat the oven 350 diploma F.
Work on a clear, dry, flat floor, Open the phyllo dough and take 1 sheet unfold over the working floor and fold it making it double in size smart. Frivolously brush the butter masking the entire sheet. You may be working with the brief facet.
Depart about half inch of sheet throughout the brief facet and sprinkle 2 tablespoons of the filling from edge to edge evenly. Roll it like a jelly roll twice and brush evenly with butter, solely the rolled half. Sprinkling once more 2 tablespoons of the filling from edge to edge evenly.
Roll it up rigorously, after each roll brush it with butter, and place seam facet down within the baking tray. Repeat the method till you end rolling all six sheets.
The items ought to match snugly, however not squashed. With a really sharp knife, reduce the roll into 3 equal items in size, whole of 18 items. Frivolously brush the butter over every bit.
Bake the baklava for about 25 to half-hour till they’re mild golden brown in coloration.
Making Syrup and Ending
Boil the sugar and water collectively till syrup is 220 levels on sweet thermometer or ½ thread. Add the lemon juice and cardamom powder and switch off the warmth. Lemon juice retains the syrup from crystallizing.
Rigorously pour the new (however not boiling) syrup evenly over all of the baklava items. Sprinkle few items of the sliced pistachios over baklava. Enable the baklava to chill earlier than serving. Get pleasure from!
Initially posted 2010-08-21 22:12:19.