Apple Baklava

Total Time:
14 hr 30 min
Prep:
1 hr 30 min
Inactive:
12 hr
Cook:
1 hr

Yield:
24 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients
  • 1 pound thawed filo dough
  • 1 cup melted butter
  • 2 lemons juiced and zested
  • 4 tablespoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 3 cups diced Granny Smith apples
  • 2 cups chopped toasted walnuts
  • 2 cups chopped toasted pistachios
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 pint water
  • 1 lemon rind
Directions

On a sheetpan lined with parchment paper, lay down 1 sheet of filo and brush with butter. Repeat process with 3 more sheets. Cover remaining sheets with damp towel and set aside. To make filling place the lemon juice and zest, honey, cinnamon, apples, and chopped nuts and gently heat for 3 minutes set aside to cool. Spread 1/3 of mixture onto buttered filo stack. Top apple mixture with another stack of buttered filo. Repeat process until mixture and filo is gone (there should be 3 layers). Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 1 hour. Mix sugar, honey, water and lemon and bring to simmer. Remove lemon rind and pour over baklava. Let soak overnight, cut into squares and serve.


CATEGORIES:
View All

Cooking Tips
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE
More Recipes and Ideas
Loading review filters...
BROWSE REVIEWS BY KEYWORD

    Not what you're looking for? Try:

    Funked Out Apple Compote

    Recipe courtesy of Aaron McCargo Jr.