Baklava is a classic Middle Eastern dessert that is both sweet and delicious. It consists of layers of phyllo dough filled with a mixture of chopped nuts, along with a sweet syrup or honey. It is usually served as a dessert or snack and is a favorite of both children and adults.
Whether you’re a novice or experienced baker, these 19 best baklava recipes are sure to please. From classic versions to bacon baklava to pistachio chocolate, we’ve got a recipe for every occasion.
Enjoy these sweet and delicious treats for your next party or get-together.
Enjoy the best of both worlds with this salty and sweet bacon baklava - a unique and delicious twist on the traditional Greek pastry!
Delicious homemade baklava starts with layers of crispy, golden phyllo pastry with ground walnuts in between. Baklava is bathed in homemade simple syrup, scented with honey, lemon juice, cinnamon, and a few other ingredients. Trust me, you've never had baklava like this!
Make sure that the phyllo is fully thawed before using. Leave it in the refrigerator overnight or on the countertop for four to five hours. Do NOT microwave. Always keep the phyllo you're not working with covered with a layer of plastic wrap topped with a damp towel. When assembling, use the nicest,...
Golden Baklava Bites are the perfect sweet treat, combining the traditional flavors of baklava in a bite-sized pastry. Delightful layers of crispy phyllo, flavorful nut filling, and a sweet syrup come together for a taste you won't forget.
Deliciously sweet and sticky triangles of phyllo dough filled with a mixture of nuts and spices, Baklava Triangles are a classic Middle Eastern dessert that will have your family and friends begging for more!
This is so temple-achingly sweet that one small marked-out diamond, or maybe two, is enough. But even so, I love its perfumed sugariness - as much as I love the tender, rose-shot green of its equally fragrant nubbly interior.
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Our test kitchen gave this its highest rating. It can be made weeks in advance, frozen, and then baked the day before the party. You can also omit pistachios and use 1 pound walnuts, if desired. If butter hardens as you layer the baklava, microwave briefly on LOW to liquefy it.
Baklava is a Greek dessert pastry consisting of layered phyllo dough and chopped nuts soaked in a sweet syrup. Traditionally this is a very rich and time consuming dessert to make. So I lightened it up and created a baklava that's a much more approachable. Oh, and it's delicious too!