Baklava is a traditional sweet dessert made of layers of filo dough and filled with nuts and drenched with simple sugar syrup. Its origin is from the Ottoman Empire from where it spread to Syria, and other areas in the middle east and now is known world wide. There are differences in how much filo dough layers are used, the kind of nuts used in the filling and the syrup that the baklava is drenched in after it is backed depending on the country and different regions within a country.
This baklava recipe is simple and easy to make. Make it for yourself to indulge on, or for guests and it will surly impress!