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Spiced Baklava



30 portion(s)


  • 80 grams Rapdura/Raw Sugar
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 80 grams honey
  • 1/2 cinnamon quill
  • 150 grams water
  • 1 teaspoon Rosewater
  • 2 teaspoons Orange Blossom Water


  • 2 cinnamon quill
  • 6 cloves
  • 1.5 vanilla beans
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Cardomon
  • 30 grams Rapadura/Raw suagr
  • 220 grams Each Pistachio & Walnut Kernals
  • 200 grams melted butter
  • 375 grams Filo Pastry

Recipe's preparation

    More spice and less sweet Version from the Thermomix 2011 Calendar
  1. Mill cinnamon, cloves, vanilla beans, cardamon, 30g rapadura for 10 sec, sp 10.

    Add nuts and chop roughly for 5 sec, sp 4.  Set aside.

    Melt butter, 2 mins, 60C, sp 3.


    Brush large baking dish with butter and cut filo to size.

    Layer 1/3 of pastry into tray, brush liberally with butter between every second sheet. 

    Spread half nut mixture over pastry.

    Repeat with next 1/3 pastry, the remaining nut mixture and finish with remaining pastry.  Buttering between every second or so sheet.  Refridgerate for 15 mins.

    Preheat Oven to 180C.

    Cut Cold Baklava in diamond pattern being careful not to cut right through the pastry as this will stop syrup collecting on base of dish.

    Bake 35-45 mins until golden.

  2. Syrup Method
  3. Mill Sugar and lemon zest, 10sec, sp 10.

    Add honey, cinnamon and water and cook for 10mins, 100C, Counter-clockwise operation, sp 1.

    Add lemon juice and fragrant waters and allow to infuse for a while or until cooled.  Strain through TM basket.

    When Baklava has been out of oven for 5 mins, drizzle syrup over evenly.  Cool before cutting through base of pastry to serve.


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