Almond and Cardamom Pastry - Iranian Baglawa

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READY IN: 1hr 39mins
YIELD: 1 Batch
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Mix almonds, sugar and cardamom.
  • Divide into 3 pieces.
  • Brush baking dish with melted butter.
  • Place filo pastry into baking dish and brush with butter. Repeat twice.
  • Spread with one portion of the nut mixture and cover with 2 sheets of filo brushed with butter.
  • Spread with one portion of the nut mixture and cover with 2 sheets of filo brushed with butter.
  • Spread with one portion of the nut mixture and cover with 3 sheets of filo brushed with butter.
  • Cut into diamond shapes.
  • Bake 35-40 minutes until golden brown.
  • Combine sugar and water in saucepan and boil rapidly for 15-20 minutes. Add lemon juice and cardamom. After 10 minutes remove from heat.
  • Remove pan from oven. Add rose water to warm syrup and our slowly an evenly over the hot baglawa.
  • Leave for several hours then run a knife through the triangle to loosen the edges so that you can remove them from the baking dish.
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