Baklava Rolls With Almonds and Walnuts - Authentic Greek Recipe

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“This is a traditional recipe i got from my boyfriend's grandma during my vacation in the island of Crete. What more could i say, you absolutely have to try it...! (preparation time is an estimate)”
1hr 10mins
40-45 small baklava rolls

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine almonds, walnuts, bread crumbs, cinnamon, orange rind, sugar and brandy. Mix well.
  2. Separate dough in parts, so that each part has two "phylla" as they're called.Butter up the first two.
  3. Spread on top of them a thin layer from the filling, leaving 2 cm from the edges. Fold edges and roll it tightly. Do the same thing with the rest "phylla".
  4. Curve the baklava rolls with a sharp knife, almost half-way through. Do not cut them all the way! Each cut should be about 4-5 cm from the other.
  5. Brush the baklava rolls with plenty of butter and place them in buttered pan.
  6. Bake for 30-40 mins at 180 C (355 F).
  7. Meanwhile prepare syrup mixing and boiling all ingredients, until its thickness compares to that of olive oil.
  8. Let the syrup cool down.
  9. when baklava rolls seem golden brown, you take them out and cut out the pieces you had previously curved. Put it back in the hot oven for 5 minutes.
  10. Take the rolls out and immediately pour the cooled syrup over them. Let it cool before serving.

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