1⁄3 cup sugar 1 tablespoon. rose water 2 cups chopped walnuts or pistachio nuts 1 lb filo dough 1 lb drawn butter or sweet butter Syrup recipe: 2 cups sugar 1 cups water A few drops of lemon juice 1 teaspoon rose water
Mix the nuts, sugar and rose water. Spread the Filo dough in a buttered 10 x 14 inch pan, brush each layer with butter. Half way through the layering, place nut mixture in 1⁄2 to 3⁄4 inch layer. Then continue layering buttered filo on top. Cut in diamond shaped pieces. Bake at 300 degrees for one hour or until golden brown.
Syrup Combine sugar, water and lemon juice in saucepan. Boil over medium heat for 10-15 minutes. Add rose water and bring to a boil. Remove from the heat and cool.
Pour syrup over the baklava making sure the dough is well coated.