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    Greek Baklava

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    Greek Baklava Recipe

    1 lb butter
    1 lb filo, thawed
    1/4 cup sugar
    1 Tb cinnamon
    3 cups finely chopped pecans
    Syrup: 2 cup sugar 1 cup water
    1/4 cup honey
    slice of lemon
    strip of orange rind
    stick of cinnamon

    Combine nuts, sugar, and cinnamon and set aside. Melt butter and brush bottom of pan. Add 7-8 sheets of filo brushing each with butter. Sprinkle with nut mixture and repeat process until all the nut mixture is used. Add remaining filo and brush top sheet with butter. Cut into diamond shapes. Bake at 32 F. for 45min. Lower heat to 300F and bake 15min until golden. Boil all syrup ingredients, except honey to from a light syrup--about 20min. Remove from heat and add honey. Remove lemon, orange, and cinnamon. Let cool some and spoon over pastry.





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