375 gr convert conversionwalnuts

160 gr convert conversionalmonds

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon ground pimento

1 tablespoon brown sugar

5 tablespoons melted butter

1 tablespoon olive oil

20 sheets phyllo dough


250 gr convert conversionsugar

1.7 dl water convert conversion

3 complete cloves

3 teaspoons lemon juice

extra: oven


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How to prepare:

Preheat the oven to 180°C/360°F (fan oven 160°C/310°F). Cover the sides and bottom of a shallow oven dish with melted butter or oil.

Mix in a bowl the chopped nuts, almonds, spices and sugar and divide in three portions.

Put 1 dough leaf on a cutting shelf. Cover with the butter/oil mix. Fold and place in the heat resistant form. Remove redundant dough. Repeat with three dough sheets. Divide a portion of the nuts over the dough  photo recipe. Cover the nut mixture with 4 greased and folded fillo dough sheets and with a second portion of nuts. Repeat till you used all of the nut mixture.

Cover with 4 dough sheets. Smoothen the edges. Coat with the rest of butter/oil mixture and make lenghtwise 3 cuts (do not cut entirely through the dough).

Bake in the oven golden brown in 30 minutes. Drizzle with the cooled syrup and let cool.

Cut and serve in squares  photo recipe.

Syrup: Add all ingredients in a small pan. While stirring bring to a boil till the sugar is dissolved. Simmer without stirring for 10 minutes over low heat  photo recipe.



First published: April 12, 2003, Netherlands

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