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Passover Baklava

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“I found that this recipe gets better when made one to two days prior to serving. This year was the first time I made it. I think next time I make it I will try without the addition of lemon. However, it did get rave reviews from everyone.”
READY IN:
55mins
SERVES:
16
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Take the matzah out of the water and cover with paper towels for 15-20 minutes or till soft enough to fold.
  2. Combine the first 4 ingredients with 3 tablespoons of the butter.
  3. Using an 8" square pan, make layers of matzah and nut mixture ending with a piece of matzah.
  4. Drizzle top of matzah with 2 1/2 tablespoons of melted butter.
  5. Bake@ 350 degrees for 25 minutes.
  6. When almost cool, cut into squares.
  7. FOR THE SYRUP: Combine all ingredients and the remaining butter (2 1/2 tablespoons) and boil for 10 minutes stirring slowly till thickened.
  8. When syrup is cool, drizzle over cut squares.

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