Maple Baklava

April 28, 2019 0 Comments

Maple Baklava

Take a maple twist on this middle Eastern classic dessert!

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup granulated pure maple sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup of very dark maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 roll of phyllo dough
  • 1 ½ sticks of melted butter

Directions:

Directions:

Mix together nuts, sugar, and cinnamon. In a saucepan, combine maple, water, and lemon juice, bringing to a boil. Let cool.

Unroll phyllo dough. Butter a pan or cookie sheet. Place two sheets of phyllo dough at bottom of pan and brush with butter. Every three layers, place a bit of maple syrup mixture. Every 6th layer of dough, sprinkle maple sugar nut mixture. Bake at 375 degrees for 30-35 minutes, pouring remaining syrup mixture on top.