- 1/2 kg (about 18 ounces) of ready made rolled dough
- 200 g (about 7 ounces) of pressed walnuts
- 3 cups of sugar
- 2 cups of water
- 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
- Spread the rolled dough, and sprinkle the walnuts with the cinnamon, then cover it with another layer of dough. Cut the baklava in equal squares or diamond shapes. Cover the baklava with melted butter and leave it to bake in a hot oven. Afterwards, leave it to cool. Prepare the syrup with the water and the sugar, using the amounts given above. Let the syrup boil for 5 minutes. Before removing the syrup from the heat, add the juice of half a lemon. Let the syrup cool for about 5 minutes, and then spread it on the baklava.