Wednesday, December 31, 2008




Baklava is a pastry recipe ,layers of fillo dough filled with almond ,honey and ground cinnamon. This one is very famous deserts in Middle Eastern countries .Usually made with pistachios and walnuts but i have tried almond and oatmeal cookies . Try this and enjoy the happy and prosperous new year .


1 fillo dough sheets
1/2 stick unsalted butter
1/2 cup almond crushed powder
1tsp cinnamon powder
1 cup brown sugar
2 oatmeal cookie crushed pieces
4-5 muffin cups
orange zest for garnishing (optional)

for syrup :
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
1/2 tsp lemon zest
1/2 cup honey

Method :

1)Preheat the oven 350 degrees.

2) Toss together almond crushed powder and oatmeal cookies with cinnamon powder and keep it aside .

3) Take fillo dough it should be in room temperature and cut the fillo dough in to small squares and butter each layer .

4) Take tbs full of almond powder mixture,put that in to each squares and cover that with help of little water and place that in to muffin cups, brush little butter .

5) Bake this for 30 -40 minutes till it turns golden brown .

6) Make a syrup when baklava is baking .

7) Boil the sugar and water till sugar melted .Then add lemon zest and honey simmer for 20 minutes .

8)Remove the baklava from the oven and sprinkle the syrup top of each baklava that you made.

9) Let it cool for awhile and serve ...Enjoi ...!!!!!


sowmya aneesh said...

Hey Mangala wish you too a very Happy new year.Your Baklava Recipe looks too good.will definitly try this one.And will be waiting for many more recipes from you this year.........

Mangala Bhat said...

Thanks sooo much soumya ...:)you r a true inspiration !!

vikram said...

Ninmane Baklava.. mast idde.. Ivattu lunchge tindi idanna..
recipe try maadadeya.

Mangala Bhat said...

Thanls vikram ..hmm nanagu idu raashi preeti cholo aagtu howda?

Ann said...

You have so many mouth watering desserts the presentation.