Baklava

baklava

Ingredients

Dough: 

  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 cup of butter, softened (2 sticks)
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 egg yolks

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Filling: 

  • 2 egg whites
  • 3 cups of walnuts
  • 2 cup of sugar

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Top:  1 egg yolk and a few walnuts or any nuts to put on each slice.

Directions: 

  • In a bowl, combine 3 cups of flour with softened 1 cup of unsalted butter. Mix well together until butter forms into small crumbs.
  • To the butter and flour add 1 cup of sour cream and 1 teaspoon of sugar. Mix together.
  • Add in 2 egg yolks. Mix and toss the dough together until all is well incorporated. The dough will become soft and gentle.
  • Divide the dough into 3 equal parts. Shape each part into a round disk like shape. Wrap each with plastic wrap and put in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.

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  • Meanwhile prepare the filling by beating together 2 egg whites and 2 cup of sugar.
  • Chop 3 cups of walnuts. Stir the walnuts into the eggs and sugar.

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  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Butter up a oven safe pan, 8 X 12 inch ( If it’s glass or ceramic you don’t need to butter it up).
  • Take the dough out of refrigerator and roll it out gentle for it to fit into your dish. (Use flour for the dough not to stick to your surface). Carefully transfer one rolled out dough into your pan.
  • Take half of the nut mixer and spread it over the dough in the pan.
  • Add another rolled out dough and spread the rest of the nut mixer over the dough. Covering it with the third rolled out dough.
  • Cut into diamond shapes.
  • Whisk 1 egg yolk and brush over the top of the baklava. Add a nut to each piece.

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  • Put in oven for 45 minutes or until the top is golden color.
  • After taking the baklava out of the oven, cool it down completely before trying to take it out from the pan.

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2 Comments

  1. ellerinize saglık.hamur 3 katlı olacak demissiniz yani 1 kattan sonra cevizli iç sonra 2 kat cevizli iç sonra ğçüncü kat mı?ekşi krema yerine ne kullanabiliriz acaba.

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