Pistachio Baklawa Recipe

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From the kitchen you will need

  • For the syrup:
  • Sugar 400 g
  • Water 250 ml
  • Lemon Juice 1 tablespoon
  • For the baklawa:
  • Filo Pastry (thawed) 1 pack (15 sheets)
  • Butter (melted) 150 g
  • Almonds (ground mixed with ¼ cup caster sugar) 100 g
  • For the filling:
  • Nestlé® Sweetened Condensed Milk 397g 1 tin
  • Pistachios 375 g
  • Orange Blossom Water 1 tablespoon
  • Rose Water 2 tablespoons
  • White Toast (crust removed) 3 slices

Step by Step

Step
1

  • To prepare the syrup, in a small pot, dissolve sugar in water and bring to boil then simmer until it becomes a syrup.
  • Stir in lemon juice and set aside to cool
  • To prepare the filling, combine all ingredients for the filling in a blender; beat until well combined and set aside.

Step
2

  • To prepare the baklawa, grease a 40cm x 30cm oven tray, place 1 sheet of filo pastry, brush with butter and repeat the same with 5 more sheets.
  • Carefully spoon the filling all over the pastry.
  • Place 1 sheet of filo pastry to cover the filling, brush with butter and sprinkle with a little of almond mixture.
  • Top with another sheet. Sprinkle with little almond mixture and repeat method with the remaining sheets.

Step
3

  • Brush the surface with melted butter, then cut parallel lines through pastry and filling to get diamond shaped pieces.
  • Bake in a 185°C preheated hot oven for 25-30 minutes or until it becomes golden color.
  • Pour the cool syrup over the baklawa as soon as it comes out of the oven.

From Nestlé® you will need

Nestle--Sweetened--397g

Nestlé® Sweetened Condensed Milk 397g

Buy Now

From the kitchen you will need

  • For the syrup:
  • Sugar 400 g
  • Water 250 ml
  • Lemon Juice 1 tablespoon
  • For the baklawa:
  • Filo Pastry (thawed) 1 pack (15 sheets)
  • Butter (melted) 150 g
  • Almonds (ground mixed with ¼ cup caster sugar) 100 g
  • For the filling:
  • Nestlé® Sweetened Condensed Milk 397g 1 tin
  • Pistachios 375 g
  • Orange Blossom Water 1 tablespoon
  • Rose Water 2 tablespoons
  • White Toast (crust removed) 3 slices

Step by Step

Step
1

  • To prepare the syrup, in a small pot, dissolve sugar in water and bring to boil then simmer until it becomes a syrup.
  • Stir in lemon juice and set aside to cool
  • To prepare the filling, combine all ingredients for the filling in a blender; beat until well combined and set aside.

Step
2

  • To prepare the baklawa, grease a 40cm x 30cm oven tray, place 1 sheet of filo pastry, brush with butter and repeat the same with 5 more sheets.
  • Carefully spoon the filling all over the pastry.
  • Place 1 sheet of filo pastry to cover the filling, brush with butter and sprinkle with a little of almond mixture.
  • Top with another sheet. Sprinkle with little almond mixture and repeat method with the remaining sheets.

Step
3

  • Brush the surface with melted butter, then cut parallel lines through pastry and filling to get diamond shaped pieces.
  • Bake in a 185°C preheated hot oven for 25-30 minutes or until it becomes golden color.
  • Pour the cool syrup over the baklawa as soon as it comes out of the oven.

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