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“Delicious traditional Greek dessert. The syrup recipe is separate.”
1hr 20mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F
  2. In a large bowl combine nuts, sugar, cinnamon, allspice & cloves.
  3. Trim phyllo dough to 15.5 x 10.5"
  4. Brush a jelly roll pan with butter.
  5. Place 1 sheet of dough on the pan. Brush with butter, sprinkle with 1 c nut mixture. Layer and butter 5 more sheets of dough.
  6. Sprinkle 1 c nut mixture. layer and butter 2 sheets of dough.
  7. Repeat with phyllo and nuts 2 more times.
  8. Add 6 more butter & phyllo sheets.
  9. Brush on remaining butter. Trim edges.
  10. Cut baklava crosswise in 1" strips, then cut diagonally at 2" intervals.
  11. Bake 50-60 min until lightly browned.
  12. Cool on wire rack for 30 minutes. Spoon Baklava syrup over top.

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