Home baklava phyllo dough - how to make baklava at home, step by step recipe photos
This oriental dessert, the recipe of which is rooted in the distant past of Turkey and Greece. Typically, the baklava is made from thin dough with all kinds of nuts: pistachios, walnuts and so on. Today, I am preparing apple baklava from filo pastry with almonds and lavender syrup. I am pleased to tell you in detail all the cooking in the steps below and show in the photo how to make a fragrant, crisp and delicious apple baklava.
- 1 piece of phyllo dough;
- 2 tbsp. spoons of sugar cane;
- 400 grams of nuts (almond);
- 5 pieces of apples;
- 200 g of butter 72, 5%;
For lavender syrup:
- zest of 1 orange;
- 1, 5-2 teaspoons of lavender flowers.;
- 1 cinnamon stick,
- 350 ml of water;
- 3 tbsp. spoon invert syrup.
How to make baklava phyllo dough
First you need to make lavender syrup. For this purpose, pouring water in a saucepan, add invert syrup, then put orange peel and stick of cinnamon. At the end of Pour the flowers of lavender. We put on fire, boil for 3-4 minutes and set aside to infuse the side and share the flavors.
For filling baklava karameliziruem apples. On the hot pan pour sugar cane, as soon as it began to melt, add the butter.
When the caramel is ready to drop into her apples cut into slices. Constantly stir them into the caramel, so that it is uniformly hit the bull's eye each.
Prepared apple slices, mix with crushed almonds in a bowl.
Before you bake baklava, it is necessary to collect, shifting layers of dough and filling.
Thaw frozen phyllo dough, if it had been prepared in advance lay in the freezer. Each layer coat with melted butter, then put him on the next layer and coat with oil. I was only 9 test beds, which I missed butter.
The oven heats up to 190 ° C, and in the meantime we, refractory shape was covered with parchment and coat with oil.
We place the bottom form three sheet of phyllo dough, hung to the edge. Put the half portion of apples and nuts, cover them with three more layers of filo dough. Put the top of the second half of the apples with nuts.
Close the apples last three layers of filo dough, wrap the edges and cut with a sharp knife on a la carte pieces assembled baklava. Lavender syrup is heated and filtered. Pour evenly pakhlava half portion syrup. We give three minutes to stand up to all the syrup soaked pastries and then otpekaem in the oven for 20-25 minutes.
We get ready pakhlava from the oven, removed from the mold while hot by means of the blade. It holds its shape well and does not fall apart.
Apple baklava phyllo dough, in principle, already sliced. But we should go again to places of pre-cut, vyklast slice on a plate and pour the hot lavender syrup.
Home baklava phyllo dough with apples and lavender syrup is ready.
Today I filed it with the Indian ginger tea. Bake easy and tasty, and eat with pleasure!