Baklava

Recipe from: 7/1/1996 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 9
Servings 24
Time

Ingredients

  • 100
    g
    wheat brick breakfast cereal, broken into crumbs
  • 100
    g
    pecan nuts, chopped
  • 100
    g
    castor sugar
  • 5
    ml
    ground cinnamon
  • 450
    g
    phyllo pastry
  • 230
    g
    butter, melted
  • 250
    g
    honey
  • 60
    ml
    lemon juice
  • 1
    stick cinnamon
 

Method

 
1. Mix cereal crumbs with nuts, castor sugar and cinnamon. Set aside. 2. Cut sheets of phyllo pastry in half. Grease a 27 x 17 cm baking dish, place 1 phyllo sheet in the base and brush with some melted butter. Repeat with more phyllo pastry and butter until there are 6 sheets in the dish. 3. Sprinkle half the crumb and nut mixture over the phyllo pastry. Repeat layers of buttered phyllo and filling. Fold in edges of phyllo and end with a layer of pastry. Brush with melted butter. 4. Cut halfway through layers in a triangle pattern. 5. Bake in a preheated oven at 150 °C for 1 hour 20 minutes, or until golden brown. 6. Heat honey, lemon juice and cinnamon. Do not boil. Spoon evenly over hot baklava. 7. Cool for at least 1 hour. Cover with foil and leave at room temperature until ready to serve. VARIATION Make cigar shapes for individual servings.
 

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