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Baklava is a delicacy found throughout the Middle Eastern world. This sweet pastry comes in a multitude of varieties.

Ingredients[]

Pastry[]

Syrup[]

Directions[]

Pastry[]

  1. Place sheets of phyllo pastry in a 13x9x2 inch pan, brushing every other sheet evenly with butter.
  2. When ten or twelve sheets are in place, combine pistachios and spread ⅓ of this over the sheet.
  3. Place another five or six buttered sheets of phyllo on top of the pistachios
  4. Repeat this process two more times, alternating pistachios with five or six sheets of buttered phyllo.
  5. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
  6. With a sharp knife, cut baklava into square shaped pieces.
  7. Bake for 30 minutes.
  8. Reduce the temperature to 300°F (150°C) and continue to bake for one hour.

Syrup[]

  1. In a saucepan combine water, sugar and lemon juice.
  2. Heat mixture until a drop forms when placed into a cup of cold water, then simmer for an additional 20 minutes.
  3. When the baklava is baked, pour syrup over it.