Friday, December 2, 2011

Mixed nut baklava recipe - How to make Mixed nut baklava

Phooto: Mixed nut baklava recipe

The Middle Eastern Food Kitchen (The home of delicious Middle Eastern Food Recipes) invites you to try Mixed nut baklava recipe. Enjoy the Middle Eastern Cuisine and learn how to make Mixed nut baklava.

Recipe facts:
Costs: 2p
Takes: 15 mins to prepare and 1 hr 05 mins to cook
Serves: 36


12 sheets filo pastry, cut in half
150g unsalted butter, melted
100g ground almonds
100g pack chopped toasted hazelnuts
100g shelled pistachio nuts, finely chopped
For the syrup
4tbsp golden syrup
For the syrup
juice of 1 lemon
For the syrup
300g caster sugar

Place all the ingredients for the syrup except the lemon in a small pan and cook over a medium heat, stirring until the sugar has dissolved, then simmer for 8 minutes until syrupy. Stir in the lemon, transfer to a jug and leave to cool in the fridge.

Pre-heat the oven to 160c, 140c fan, gas mark 3. Brush a 25cm square baking tin with the melted butter and layer on 12 pieces of filo pastry, brushing each piece of pastry with butter as you layer it on.

Mix together the nuts then sprinkle over the top layer of pastry and spoon over 6tbsp of the syrup. Cover with the remaining 12 sheets of filo, brushing each with butter as before. Make sure the top piece is well brushed with butter before cutting into 36 pieces. A serrated knife will make cutting through the pastry easier.

Bake for 50 minutes, then turn the heat up to 220c, 200c fan, gas mark 7 and cook for another 10 minutes. Remove from the oven and pour over the syrup, Leave to cool completely before serving.  

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