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BAKLAVA

1 Cup All Purpose Flour 1/4 Cup Sugar 2 Tbsp Sugar 2 oz (57 g) Pistachios 1.5 oz (42 g) Walnuts 1/5 oz (42 g) Almonds 1 Tsp Ground Cinnamon 1 Stick Cinnamon 1 Clove 1/3 Cup Honey 1 Tbsp Unsalted Butter 1/4 Tsp Cider Vinegar 1/2 Lemon (1/2 Tbsp Lemon Juice, 2 inch Lemon Zest) 1 1/2 Tbsp Vegetable Oil 1/8 Tsp Salt PREPARATIONS: 1- Boil two cup of water. 2- Grind the pistachios, walnuts and the almonds. DIRECTIONS: 1- Combine a cup of all purpose flour and 1/8 tsp of salt in a large bowl and stir. 2- In a smaller bowl, mix 1/3 cup of hot water with one and half tbsp vegetable oil and cider, stir well. 3- Add the water and oil mixture to the flour bowl gradually. 4- Add more flour if the dough is too sticky. 5- Knead the dough for 20 minutes. 6- Rub the dough with vegetable oil, place it back in the bowl, cover the bowl with a lid or a plastic wrap, and let rest for two hours. 7- Mix the ground pistachios, walnuts and almonds in a bowl, add 1/4 cup of sugar, and a tsp of ground cinnamon and stir. 8- Melt a tbsp of unsalted butter and grease the bakeware's surface and the sides with it. 9- Cut the dough in 6 equal pieces. 10- Roll out each piece of dough on a well flour surface as thin as it gets. Be generous in using more flour on the rolling pin and your working surface. 11- Lay the dough on the bakeware, brush the surface with the melted butter. Extra edges can be cut or folded back on top the layer. 12- Repeat the steps until you have 3 layers of dough. 13- Cover the surface with a layer of the ground pistachios and walnuts mixture evenly. 14- Add three more layers of dough on top. Remember to brush the dough layers with the melted butter. 15- Cut the Baklavas in squares of triangles. 16- Preheat the oven to 350º F (176º C), bake for 30 minutes. 17- Remove the bakeware from the oven, re cut the baklavas and make sure they are now separated from each other. 18- Turn the oven down to 300º F(149º C) and bake baklavas for 30 more minutes. 19- Meanwhile, combine honey, 2 tbsp sugar, 1/4 cup of hot water, 1 stick of cinnamon, a clove, 2 inches of lemon zest and half tbsp of fresh lemon juice in a pot and stir. 20- Simmer the pot for 10 minutes. 21- Turn off the heat and allow it to cool down. 22- Now turn the oven down even more to 210º F (99º C) and bake the baklavas for 30 more minutes. 23- Remove baklavas from oven, and pour the honey mixture on top immediately.

CALORIES & NUTRITION

BAKLAVA CALORIES & NUTRITION VALUES

Baklava or Baghlava is a sweet pastry that is popular around the world. Baklava is so filling and full of calories. 3.5 ounces (100 grams) of baklava has 419 calories and 177 calories form fat. Baklava's main ingredients are walnuts, pistachios and almonds. They all almost share the same benefits in an slightly different ways. Pistachios are very beneficial to heart. It can reduce LDL (the bad cholesterol). Walnuts are great source of omega3 and rich in antioxidants. Almonds are good for brain and brain cell formation in children. Baklava contains 72 mg of sodium and 8.5 protein.

nutritional facts

Serving Size 100g
Amount Per Serving
Calories 419  Calories from fat 117
Daily Value*
Total Fat 19.7g30%
Saturated Fat 3.3g  17%
Cholesterol 6mg2%
Sodium 72mg3%
Total Carbohydrates 57.2g19%
Dietary Fiber 4.4g  17% Sugars 33.2g
Protein 8.5g





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