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Rich dessert with walnuts and a LOT of sugar. But lemon slices give nice fresh touch to this dessert goddess. Easy and fast way to satisfy your crave for sugar.

Ingredients:

  • 1 pack Phyllo dough (500 gr)
  • 400 gr walnuts
  • 1,5 dcl hot milk
  • 160 gr butter (room temperature)
  • 6 tbsp sugar
  • 1 vanilla sugar
  • 35 gr butter to spread the dough

For syrup:

  • 500 gr sugar
  • 2 dcl water
  • 4 lemon slices
  • cinnamon
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 200C degrees.

Chop walnuts and put them in a bowl. Add both sugars and stir with spoon.

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Heat milk and pour it over chopped walnuts. Add butter and stir everything well.

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Set aside. Melt 35 gr of butter in microwave. Take one sheet of phyllo dough and spread a bit of melted butter on top. Cover with another sheet of phyllo dough and press with your hands. Take about 3 tbsp of walnut mixture and spread it over dough to about half of dough size.

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Roll the dough and set aside.

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Repeat with the rest of the dough and walnut mixture. Slice each dough roller into little pieces, about 6 cm long.

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Brush the baking tray (mine is 25×37 cm, it was little crowded for mini baklavas so if you have a bit larger tray it would be great). Put baklavas in, and bake for 15 minutes.

In the meantime make the syrup.

Put all the ingredients in a pot and bring to the boil.

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Reduce heat to minimum and cook for 5 minutes. Pour hot syrup over hot baklava . Let it cool at a room temperature and then put it in the fridge overnight.

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