• ½ kg (about 18 ounces) of ready made rolled dough
  • 200 g (about 7 ounces) of pressed walnuts
  • 3 cups of sugar
  • 2 cups of water


  1. Spread the rolled filo each at the time and brush with melted butter, every 10 filo sprinkle with walnuts, covering with another layer of filo.
  2. Cut the baklava in equal squares or diamond shapes.
  3. Cover the baklava with melted butter and leave it to bake in a hot oven. Afterwards, leave it to cool.
  4. Prepare the syrup with water and the Sugar, using the amounts given above.
  5. Let the syrup boil for 5 minutes.
  6. Before removing the syrup from the heat, add the juice of half a lemon.
  7. Let the syrup cool for about 15/20 minutes, then pour it over baklava.
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