Baklava

By: Rebecca Levy

Dough
1 lbs Filo dough

mixture
3 C finely ground walnuts
1/4 C sugar
1/2 T cinnamon
1/4 T ground cloves

1/2 C Oil

Mix the 4 ingredients together in a separate bowl.

Lay out the filo dough (cover with dry damp towel)..
Take 1 sheet and put on table. Dab it with oil.
Repeat this so you will have three sheet as base.
Sprinkle with mixture. Repeat the sheeting but use only 2 sheets.
Sprinkle with mixture.

Roll the filo loosely until you come to the end. Make sure you do not have
any mixture at top of filo dough. Brush top end with oil so it will stick
together. Cut in 1 1/2 inch diagonals.

Place in pan and bake 375 degrees for 15 minutes.

Syrup
1 1/2 C water
1 1/2 C sugar
2 C honey

Boil water, honey and sugar in a heavy sauce pan until it becomes sticky or
210 degrees with a candy thermometer.
Pour syrup onto baklava with a large spoon. Let syrup soak into baklava.