4 cups walnuts, chopped
cup granulated sugar
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
40 9-by-14-inch sheets phyllo (1 box),
1 cup butter, melted
Baklava Syrup (see recipe below)
Combine walnuts, cinnamon, and cloves. Butter
and layer thawed phyllo dough according to package
directions. Brush a 9-by-13-inch baking pan with
butter. Place 10 buttered phyllo sheets in pan. Sprinkle
with 1/3 of walnut mixture. Place 5 more buttered phyllo
sheets on top, then 1/3 more of walnut mixture, top with
another 5 buttered phyllo sheets and the remaining
1/3 of walnut mixture. Finish baklava with 20 buttered
phyllo sheets. With a very sharp knife, score phyllo with
1 -inch diamonds or squares. Bake in preheated 350-
degree oven for 45 to 60 minutes or until golden brown.
Pour syrup evenly over baklava.
Yield: 44 pieces
2 cups granulated sugar
1 cup honey
2 cups water
2 tablespoons lemon juice
Bring all ingredients to a boil, reduce heat and simmer
10 minutes. Pour syrup evenly over hot baklava.
Let stand 2 to 3 hours.
Source: Athens Foods
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