Turkish baklava made by Cemile
Baklava is a Turkish or Greek sweet pastry made of layers of filo pastry filled with chopped nuts and sweetened with sugar syrup and held together or honey.
Buy the phyllo dough for this recipe in a Turkish grocery store.
Use a glass-baking dish so you can also check the bottom
Start with one layer on the bottom of the baking dish
Not flat but a bit curly with some air in between
to make the baklava crispy
Melt 200 gram cream butter in a pan
ad half glass sunflower oil
Between every layer you put melted butter
till you have five layers
On top of the fifth layer you ad the crushed walnuts
After that again a view layers of phyllo dough
Heat the oven till 180 degrees
In the meanwhile melt 3 cups sugar in 3cups water of boiling water
for twenty minutes
Let it cool down until its lukewarm before you use it
Cut the triangles and ad some melted cream butter into the cuts
before the baking dish goes into the oven
Twenty minutes or if the color is golden brown you can take it out
Let the baklava cool down and ad the melted sugar slowly so
Poor a little let it suck in and poor again
if you do it to fast the baklava will drown
Delicious nice and crispy, enjoy
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