Best Turkish Baklava

Best Turkish Baklava
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Category: desserts


For the Filling:
2 cups (8 oz) finely chopped almonds
1 cup (4 oz) finely chopped walnuts
1/4 cup (2 oz ) caster (superfine) sugar
2-3 tbsp bread crumbs (optional. It helps to bind the filling. I dint use it in this recipe. I came to know of this trick later)
2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/8 tsp ground cloves

For the syrup:
2 cups (1 lb) sugar
2 cups (16 fl oz) water
1 stick cinnamon
1 tbsp lemon juice
Serves: 8+ people

For the cover:
12 oz packet filo pastry (375g) (see how to make Phyllo dough from scratch here)


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