Politikos baklava by Helen. This heavenly Baklava combines honey-soaked layers of flaky phyllo pastry with spiced walnuts. It's a great make-ahead dessert perfect for the holidays or special occasions. If I had to name some of the best desserts of all time, Baklava would be on the list for sure.
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Ingredients of Politikos baklava by Helen
- Prepare 400 g of walnuts.
- Prepare 1 kg of filo pastry.
- It’s 3 tbsp of breadcrumbs.
- You need 3 tbsp of sugar.
- You need 1/2 tsp of powdered cloves.
- Prepare sheets of olive oil for the filo.
- It’s of Syrup.
- Prepare 250 g of honey.
- It’s 600 g of sugar.
- It’s 500 g of water.
- Prepare 1 tbsp of brandy.
- You need of lemon peel.
If you liked this watch this. If you've been hesitant about trying a baklava recipe because you've never worked with phyllo dough, this might be for you. If you can make a jelly roll, you can make this delicious Greek dessert. Baklava (Baghlava), this popular dessert is made in different parts of the world with some slight variations.
Politikos baklava by Helen instructions
- Mix the walnuts, breadcrumbs, sugar and powdered cloves..
- Start by laying out four filo sheets brushing each one with olive oil. On every second filo sheet sprinkle a little of the wanlnut mix until all the ingredients run out, keeping four filo sheets for the end. Of course, you have to brush each one with oil..
- Cut the baklava in any patter than you like and place a clove on each piece..
- Bake in a preheated oven at 170°C for about an hour..
- Boil all the ingredients for the syrup together for five minutes and pour over the baklava..
- Both the syrup and the baklava should be hot..
It has layers and layers of flaky pastry surrounding nuts and spices and sweetened with an fragrant syrup. I make mine with almond and walnut filling. Baklava, or Baghlava as we call it in Farsi. They're all great variations on a delicious. Do not allow the top to burn.