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Baklava

Source: www.cookbooks.com/Recipe-Details.aspx?id=977518

Ingredients

  1. 10 oz. walnuts, finely chopped
  2. 7 oz. almonds, finely chopped
  3. 2 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  4. 1/4 tsp. ground cloves
  5. 1/3 c. sugar
  6. 3/4 c. butter, melted
  7. 30 sheets filo pastry

Directions

  1. Mix together nuts, cinnamon, cloves and sugar; set aside. Brush 9 x 13-inch pan with melted butter.
  2. Line bottom of dish with 10 sheets of filo, brushing each sheet with melted butter. Spread 1/3 of nut mixture evenly on top and cover with another 5 sheets of filo, brushing each sheet with melted butter.
  3. Place 1/2 of the remaining mixture on top of filo.
  4. Add 5 more sheets of filo.
  5. Repeat this step once more, using remainder of filo, brushing each sheet with butter.