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Super Yummy and Healthier Baklava
1 package of phyllo dough
2 sticks of Smart Balance® Blended Butter Sticks
1.5 cup crushed walnuts
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 TBS allspice
2 cups white sugar
1 1/ 4 cup water
1 cinnamon stick
1 thin slice orange
Preheat oven to 375.
Mix the walnuts, allspice, and 1/4 cup brown sugar for the filling.
In a 8 by 14 baking pan layer 1 layer of phyllo sheet and coat with butter until you get through half the package. Spread the filling mixture in the center. Continue the butter -phyllo dough layering. Once you get to the final layer, coat the top with extra butter and bake it at 375 for 45 minutes or until a rich golden brown. Let it cool for 10 minutes before pouring the syrup over the baklava.
To make the syrup: mix 1 1/4 cup water, 2 cups sugar, cinnamon stick and orange over low heat. Stir until dissolved and increase the heat to medium heat. Cook the syrup for about 10 minutes.
Makes 50 servings.
[Smart Balance addition] – Smart Balance estimates the following nutritional content for this user-created recipe:
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fatty Acid 0g
Poly Fat 2g
Mono Fat 1g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars 9g