Baklava-Nectar Detail

Baklava Recipe

This baklava uses premade phyllo dough with a filling made with cinnamon, Truvia® Cane Sugar Blend and walnuts. It’s all topped off with sweet Truvia® Natural Sweetener honey blend. When combined, it makes a sweet, flaky Mediterranean dessert that everyone will love. Each serving contains 30% less sugar* than the full-sugar version.

Prep Time

45 minutes

Cook Time

75 minutes

Serving size

1 piece (33g)

Calories

180 Calories

Ingredients

Directions

  • 1.

    To finely chop the walnuts use a food processor, pulse for several minutes.

  • 2.

    In a large bowl combine chopped walnuts, Truvia® Cane Sugar Blend, flour and cinnamon. Set aside for later use.

  • 3.

    Grease two 9x13x2-inch baking dish.

  • 4.

    Roll out phyllo dough into 9x13" rectangles, cut to size if larger. (Should get two stacks of 20-22 sheet, depending on dough brand).

  • 5.

    Separate two sheets of phyllo dough from the stack and place them on the grease sided baking sheet.

  • 6.

    Brush the top sheet completely with melted butter.

  • 7.

    Separate two more sheets of phyllo dough from stack and place on top of the buttered sheet.

  • 8.

    Brush new top sheet completely with melted butter.

  • 9.

    Repeat sheets and butter until you have a total of 12 sheets of phyllo dough on a baking dish.

  • 10.

    Sprinkle the top buttered sheet with ⅓ cup of the walnut mixture.

  • 11.

    Separate two sheets of phyllo dough from stack and place on top of walnut mixture.

  • 12.

    Brush new top sheet completely with melted butter.

  • 13.

    Once again, sprinkle the new top sheet with ⅓ cup of the walnut mixture.

  • 14.

    Separate two sheets of phyllo dough from stack and place on top of walnut mixture.

  • 15.

    Brush the surface of the top sheet completely with melted butter.

  • 16.

    Repeat sheets and butter until you have a total of 20 sheets of phyllo dough on the baking dish.

  • 17.

    Brush the surface of the top sheet completely with melted butter.

  • 18.

    Repeat steps 5-17 on second baking pan.

  • 19.

    With a sharp knife cut both pans of dough into squares, then cut diagonal to from triangles.

  • 20.

    Bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes, or until the top is golden brown.

  • 21.

    While the dough is finishing baking, heat Truvia® Natural Sweetener, water and honey in a small saucepan over medium heat until just hot, not boiling.

  • 22.

    When the dough is finished baking, carefully spoon the hot sweetener blend over both pans of golden-brown dough.

  • 23.

    Leave in pans and cool on a wire rack for at least 1 hour to firm up baklava triangles.

  • 24.

    Recut and serve.

*Each serving 180 calories and 9 grams of sugar per serving compared to the full-sugar version that has 180 calories and 13 grams of sugar per serving.

**Erythritol value may vary based on your choice of sweetener.

Nutrition Per Serving

Total Fat 12g
Saturated Fat 2.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 5mg
Sodium 90mg
Total Carbohydrate 19g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Total Sugars 9g
Erythritol** 2g
Protein 3g
Vitamin D 0% DV
Calcium 0% DV
Iron 4% DV
Potassium 0% DV

Reviews