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Brie filled Baklava

Method

  • Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
  • To make the filling, combine the pistachio nuts, walnuts, pecans and cinnamon in a bowl. Set aside until needed.
  • Cut the sheets of phyllo dough in half, lengthwise, creating 20 smaller sheets.
  • Grease a 20x30 cm baking pan with butter and begin setting the bottom crust for the baklava.
  • Spread 10 sheets of phyllo dough in the pan. Add them one at a time and drizzle each sheet with a generous amount of melted butter before adding the next.
  • When all 10 sheets have been added, add 2/3 of the filling and spread evenly over the phyllo.
  • Cover with 5 sheets of phyllo dough, in the same manner as before, drizzling each sheet with melted butter before adding the next.
  • Add the remaining 1/3 of the filling and spread evenly over the phyllo dough.
  • Break up the brie into little pieces with your hands and distribute them over the filling.
  • Cover with another 4 sheets of phyllo dough in the same manner as before, drizzling each sheet with melted butter before adding the next.
  • To finish, add the final sheet of phyllo and carefully turn the edges inward.
  • Drizzle the surface and edges with melted butter.
  • Score the surface diagonally with a small sharp knife to create diamond shaped pieces.
  • Bake for 1 hour, until the phyllo becomes golden and crunchy.
  • When it is ready, remove from oven and immediately prepare the syrup.
  • Place a saucepan over medium heat and add the sugar, honey and water.
  • Let the mixture simmer for 5 minutes, until the sugar dissolves completely.
  • Remove from heat and pour the hot syrup all over the surface of the hot baklava, using a ladle.
  • Sprinkle with remaining pistachio nuts.
  • Serve baklava warm.
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Nutritional
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Nutrition information per 100 gr.

413
Calories (kcal)
21 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

26.6
Total Fat (g)
38 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

12.0
Saturated Fat (g)
60 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

33.3
Total Carbs (g)
13 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

20.6
Sugars (g)
23 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

8.9
Protein (g)
18 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

1.9
Fibre (g)
8 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.53
Sodium (g)
9 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo 917a1b6ba55874b5d139866e10c236ccff8cbaa226cb4c05ba54efca0b20cc63

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