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Hawaiian - Style Baklava

 
Hawaiian - Style Baklava
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Hawaiian - Style Baklava recipe

Yield

16

servings

Prep

30

min

Cook

60

min

Ready

90

min

Trans-fat Free, High Fiber
 

Ingredients

16 ounces phyllo (filo) pastry sheets
package
1 cup pecans
chopped
1 each macadamia nuts
jar, 3 1/2 oz chopped
*
1 cup coconut
*
¼ cup brown sugar
*
1 teaspoon cinnamon
ground
1 cup butter
¾ cup sugar
¾ cup water
2 tablespoons honey
1 teaspoon lemon juice

Directions

Let phyllo thaw in refrigerator.

Cut sheets in half crosswise, cover with damp towel.

Butter bottom of 13x9x2-inch pan. Combine nuts, coconut, brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg.

Layer 15 half - sheets of phyllo in pan, brushing each sheet with butter.

Sprinkle half of nut mixture atop phyllo.

Repeat with another 15 phyllo sheets, nut mixture and butter.

Top with remaining phyllo sheets, brushing each with butter.

Score the top into 1½ inch diamonds.

Bake in 350℉ (180℃) oven 40 to 45 minutes.

Combine sugar, water, and honey. Boil gently, uncovered, 10 minutes.

Remove from heat. Stir in lemon juice. Pour syrup over pastry.

Cut into diamonds.

Cool. Makes 36.

Note: Sprinkle with finely chopped pistachio nuts if desired.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 73g (2.6 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 115460% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 77g 118%
Saturated Fat 36g 182%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 122mg 41%
Sodium 873mg 36%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 37%
Dietary Fiber 6g 25%
Sugars g
Protein 23g
Vitamin A 29% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 6% Iron 27%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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