Greek Baklava

         Yield: 1 Servings
Categories: Greek

-============= Ingredients: 1 lb butter 1 lb filo, thawed 1/4 cup sugar 1 Tblsp cinnamon 3 cups finely chopped pecans Syrup: 2 cup sugar 1 cup water 1/4 cup honey slice of lemon strip of orange rind (optional) stick of cinnamon Combine nuts, sugar, and cinnamon and set aside. Melt butter and brush bottom of pan. Add 7-8 sheets of filo brushing each with butter. Sprinkle with nut mixture and repeat process until all the nut mixture is used. Add remaining filo and brush top sheet with butter. Cut into diamond shapes. Bake at 325 degrees F. for 45min. Lower heat to 300 degrees and bake 15min until golden. Boil all syrup ingredients, except honey to from a light syrup--about 20min. Remove from heat and add honey. Remove lemon, orange, and cinnamon. Let cool some and spoon over pastry. %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%