Baklava

Mmmmmm. Little sweet middle eastern pastries. Perfect with black coffee.

Baklava
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Ingredients
  1. 800 g filo pastry
  2. 1 3/4 cups (350 g) melted butter or margarine
  3. 6 cups (750 g) nuts (almonds or walnuts or pecans), chopped
  4. 2.5 cups (500 g) sugar
  5. 2 tablespoons rose water
  6. 1 teaspoon lemon juice
Instructions
  1. Layer pastry sheets with butter or margarine between each sheet.
  2. Spread nuts over half filo and fold filo over to form a kind of sandwich or just spread nuts over the top
  3. Bake 180º C for 25 min, then 150º C for 25 min.
  4. Boil sugar, rose water and lemon juice for 15 minutes until syrup
  5. Pour over pastry
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