Baklava in Microwave

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Baklava in Microwave

By IFB | September 4, 2017

Baklava is a rich, sweet dessert pastry made of layers of phyllo filled with chopped nuts and sweetened and held together with syrup. These are just few simple steps, so let’s gather all the ingredients and serve it tonight.

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Key Ingredients:

  • 10 phyllo pastry sheets
  • 2 sticks, unsalted butter, melted

Ingredients to make Sauce:

  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ cup honey

Ingredients to make nut mixture:

  • 1 cup peanuts, roughly chopped
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ cup raisins
  • ¼ cup honey


1 Hour 35-40 Mins 4 Servings Medium


  • Place Phyllo sheet in the pan and brush it with butter. Do it repeatedly for 3-4 times
  • 1 cup of nut mixture on the butter sheets. This will give a syrupy flavor to your baklava
  • Place Phyllo sheet over the nut mixture and brush it with butter. Do it for 3-4 times again
  • Cut your uncooked baklava into 3 pieces
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes in pre-heated microwave oven at 180 degrees Celsius
  • After taking it out, pour the already prepared sauce over it and let it soak for 1 hour. Garnish it with sugar and your baklava is ready to serve.
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