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Serves/Makes:12 or more

  • 3 oz (84 grm). blanched almonds, finely chopped
  • 3 oz (84 grm). walnuts, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml). ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml). allspice
  • 1/4 pint clear honey
  • 1 pkg. fillo dough
  • 3/4 oz (21 grm). butter, melted
  • 1/2 lemon, juice only
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees (200 C.).
  • Mix the almonds and walnuts with cinnamon, allspice and fluid 2 oz (56 grm). of the honey.
  • Line an 8" square pan with foil.
  • Cut 4 layers of the dough to fit in the 8" square pan.
  • Place one layer of dough in the pan and brush with a little butter.
  • Cover with another layer of dough, then spread with the nut filling.
  • Cover with the 3rd layer of dough and brush it with butter.
  • Cover with the 4th layer of dough and brush it with butter, then cut through the top two layers to mark out four squares.
  • Cut each in half again to make triangles.
  • Bake for 25 minutes.
  • Meanwhile mix the lemon juice with the remaining honey, adding enough water to make the mixture 1/4 pint.
  • Bring to a boil and simmer for 2 minutes.
  • Spoon over the hot baklava while it's still in the pan and leave to soak for 2 hours before removing from the pan to cut and serve.