Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 7 mins

Delicious syrup for over your baklava. Way better than just honey!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In medium saucepan, combine sugar, water, cloves, and cinnamon. Simmer 2 minutes.
  2. Add honey, lemon and orange. Simmer 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in vanilla and remove from heat.
  4. Discard cinnamon, cloves and oranges.
  5. Spoon over warm (not hot) baklava and cool completely before serving.
  6. Cover an store up to 5 days.


Most Helpful

I used this recipe more as an inspiration rather than following it directly. I left out the lemon and orange. I added a crushed cardamom pod to the simmering mixture. I really like the addition of the vanilla extract. Thank you for this recipe Wendelina.

nott June 05, 2009

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