Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr

Recipe comes from friends Hazel and Sarah, TRUE! Gave permission to share with you too! This was TERRIFIC, so EASY to do! I hope you'll try it and do a review!!!


  1. Mix together sugar, water and lemon juice in saucepan; boil 15 - 20 minutes and let cool.
  2. Crush walnuts and add cinnamon in blender.
  3. Melt butter in saucepan.
  4. When pastry is at room temperature, use 1/2 of one 375g pack and place it in rectangluar pan; is ok is filo folds back over itself.
  5. Brush with butter
  6. Sprinkle 1/2 of the walnuts; spread across pastry.
  7. Repeat process with other 1/2 of the 375g pack.
  8. Repeat process again with the SECOND pack of 375g filo pastry as stated above; finish with pastry layer.
  9. Using a SHARP knife, cut pastry into diagonal shape
  10. Pour remaining melted butter slowly over pastry.
  11. Cook in preheated oven at 170C for 60 minutes or until golden brown.
  12. Remove from oven; wait 5 minutes and pour syrup mixture over baklava.
  13. When is completely cool, you can serve.
  14. HINT HINT -- I enjoy it while still warm!
  15. Recipe is IDEAL for freezing!
  16. Enjoy.
Most Helpful

Loved this! Very easy to make. I'm sure I will make this again. Thanks

momstar July 02, 2006

I chose this for our Oz/NZ Regional tour. I couldn't believe how easy this was to prepare! I feel like a baklava pro now!! I was going to try freezing some for later, but the family ate it all in one day. Thanks for sharing!

Dreamgoddess March 22, 2006