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Khorezm baklava

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Directions Edit

  1. For the filling, roast chopped nuts and combine with sugar.
  2. To make dough, add warm salted water to sifted flour, mix well, and let stand for 30 – 40 minutes.
  3. Roll out dough by hand into long tube.
  4. Divide dough into smaller balls, a little larger then walnut, and let stand for 5 – 6 minutes.
  5. Roll into small flat rounds 1 – 1.5 mm (⅓ – ½ inch) thick.
  6. Place a thin layer of filling on the dough and repeat process until 8 – 10 layers high, topping with layer of dough.
  7. Place on greased pan, brush each stack with beaten egg, make cuts in top layer, and bake in pre-heated oven (220°C – 240°C) for 15 – 20 minutes.
  8. Pour syrup in top of the cuts and bake for another 10 – 15 minutes.
  9. Serve topped with honey.
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