A Baklava is a popular Middle Eastern desert with thin crisp layers of buttered filo sheets layered with a sweet pistachio mixture. I wanted to create a treat with no refined sugar, so there is only maple syrup used in my recipe. To prepare syrup, combine honey, 1/2 cup water, juice, cloves, and cinnamon in a medium saucepan over low heat; stir until honey is completely dissolved (about 2 minutes). 1. It is baked crisp, then soaked in sugar syrup that just melts in the mouth. Remove solids with a slotted spoon; discard.

Increase heat to medium; cook, without stirring, until a candy thermometer registers 230° (about 10 minutes).

See more ideas about Baklava recipe, Baklava, Honey baklava. Sure, sugar syrup might be cheaper, but using all maple syrup ensures you get the full awesome maple flavor! Mar 27, 2019 - Explore zama1's board "Baklava recipe", followed by 318 people on Pinterest. However, pretty much all the other maple pecan baklava recipes I saw used simple (sugar) syrup with some maple syrup for soaking the phyllo layers. Remove from heat; keep warm. Preparation. To make the syrup: Stir the sugar, water, lemon juice, and if using, the corn syrup, cinnamon sticks, and/or cloves over low heat until the sugar dissolves, about 5 minutes. Honey Pistachio Baklava aka Filo Pistachio Baklava.