Baklava (Baklawa) Middle Eastern Pastry Recipe

Serves: 24 Save

Ingredients (8)

  • 4 1/2 cups sugar, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 teaspoons rose water
  • 2 1/2 cups walnuts, or pistachios
  • Ground cinnamon, to taste, if using walnuts
  • 1 pound (2 cups) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 (16-ounce package) frozen filo dough, thawed according to package directions

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