Apr 21, 2014

Baklava with semolina flour

I have tried many different versions of baklava, but I have completely fallen in love with this one. Filling with semolina flour made it more like a mix between traditional baklava and a soaked biscuit.
It's just awesome! Keep in mind that you don't have to make it too sweet, you can always adjust the syrup to your liking by reducing the sugar.


Recipe adapted from Lorena at Coolinarika. Delicious, I will be making this again for sure.
Thank you!

Baklava with semolina flour

1 package phyllo dough
some oil to brush

4 eggs                                                                                                                                                                                        
7 tbs sugar
7 tbs semolina flour                                                                                         
1 stick plus 1 tbs of butter room temp.                                                                                         
1 dcl milk                                                                                           
200 gr ground walnuts
3 1/2 cups sugar
4 cups water
juice of one lemon (optional)
I have added 2 tsp vanilla sugar (optional)
Preheat oven to 400 F.
lightly grease 9x13 pan with butter or oil.
Mix eggs with sugar, add butter, semolina flour, and milk, mix well then add walnuts.
Lay out one phyllo sheet, and lightly brush with oil all over, then place another sheet over it and brush again. Spread filling over, not to thick, and then roll it up. Place in pan, trip if ne4eded to fit.
In original recipe it says to cut it into squares, but I have done that in the end when all rolls where lined in the pan.
So, repeat this process until you have filled the pan. Now cut your rolls so you get squares. Bake until golden brown on top. Boil water and sugar right about when baklava is done, so you can pour hot syrup over hot baklava. Cool to room temperature, then let it chill in the refrigerator until nice and cold before serving. You can put thin lemon slices over the top. Enjoy.


Tertúlia da Susy said...

Já estou aqui a salivar!

Dragana Pušica - Moje Grne blog said...

Šta ti meni radiš. :)