Yvonne shared with us a simplified version of Baklava in the Caring Place Community Kitchen. This version is less sinful than the original version which is drenched with syrup.

Baklava is a rich, sweet pastry found in many cuisines of the Middle East, the Balkans and South Asia. It is made of chopped nuts, usually walnuts or pistachios, layered with phyllo pastry and sweetened with sugar or honey syrup.



  • any nuts of your preference, Yvonne used a mixture of almond, walnut and pecan.
  • granulated sugar
  • a packet of phyllo dough
  • melted butter or margarine
  • honey or maple syrup
  • a long bamboo skewer


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