How to make baklava at home?

baklava How to cook at home?This dish - a unique Eastern dessert.After all the ingredients that it requires absolutely simple and accessible.And the result will be spectacular and will appeal to all lovers of sweets.Let's find out how to make baklava at home to please her all his household.

little history

Before baklava cook at home, let's take a moment to the origin of this dessert.According to an ancient eastern cookbook, it was invented by the chef of the Ottoman sultan in the fourteenth century.Although there are versions that the first baklava, called at the time "paklavoy" was prepared for several centuries earlier, but also on the territory of modern Turkey.The common opinion that a Greek dessert, is not true.In Greece, this dessert perfected by starting to do it with a special puff pastry "filo".

baklava How to cook at home?Basics

Puff pastry, butter, honey and nuts - these are the main ingredients of which we will be able to prepare this wonderful treat.The principle is simple and

easy to understand for everyone.Sheets dough sandwiched honey, butter and spicy nut-sugar mixture.Knowing how to make baklava in Azerbaijani, you can make this dessert in almost any variations thereof.After all, they are identical.Honey syrup and nut filling present in any of them.So, let's begin.First, knead the dough for baklava.Pour half a glass of milk, a bit of warmed over low heat, a teaspoon of sugar and a packet of dry yeast, leave the mixture on for some time.Yeast rise.Meanwhile, mix half a kilogram of flour with two tablespoons of butter, a glass of sour cream, two eggs.Add a pinch of salt.Mix the flour and yeast mixture.Mash obtained batter until uniform.Knead on a floured table for a while, and then cover with a towel and leave in a warm room to look like.

How to make baklava honey?Let us stuffing

Ideally desirable flavored walnut-oil mixture of vanilla, cinnamon and cardamom.But you can do without the spice of this dessert is not much worse.Fry a quarter kilo of shelled walnuts in the oven, grind in a meat grinder or a blender, mix with the same amount of powdered sugar and vanilla.Take a pack of butter and melt in a separate container.For the syrup, mix a glass of liquid honey with half a cup of hot water.

Putting baklava

Prepare a form with high sides or pan, greased with vegetable oil container.Approached Divide dough into 12 equal pieces.Roll out one by one and laid in the form of brushing a layer with butter, sprinkle stuffing.To calculate in advance that it was enough for 11 beds.The last layer of dough lubricate the egg, cut baklava on diamonds, not cutting through to the bottom, let rasstoyatsya in a warm place.Bake until browning.Ready to pour the syrup baklava, while it is still hot.