Want to know what your friends who have been here are saying? JOIN NOW !

Top Recipes

  1. Brunch Florentine Recipe type: Entree   Brunch Florentine is a crock pot recipe with eggs and spinach. Ingredients 1½ cup cheddar...
  2. Hideg Meggyleves Recipe type: Dessert   Hideg Meggyleves is a Hungarian food recipe of a chilled sour cherry soup. Ingredients 21⁄2...
  3. Deep Fried Mars Bars Recipe type: Dessert   Deep Fried Mars Bars are a British food recipe that originated in Scotland....


Posted by
| Leave a comment

Recipe type: Dessert
Baghlava is an Iranian food recipe of sweet baklava.
  • 1 cup almonds, ground
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 tsp cardamom, ground
  • 1 cup pistachios, ground
  • 1½ tbsp pistachios, chopped for garnish
  • 4 tbsp butter, melted
  • 6 large sheets phyllo dough
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 6 tbsp water
  • 2 tbsp rose water
  1. Preheat over to 375F.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine almonds with 6 tbsp of the sugar and ½ tsp of the cardamom. In a second bowl, combine pistachios with remaining sugar and cardamom. Set aside.
  3. Brush an 11 by 7 inch baking dish with melted butter. Place one layer of phyllo dough in dish and use a pastry brush to brush dough with butter. Add another layer, also brushing this one with butter.
  4. Spread the almond mixture in an even layer over pastry. Add another sheet of phyllo and brush it with butter. Add the pistachios in a layer over the dough. Add the last two sheets of phyllo, buttering each one before you place it on top of the pistachio mixture.
  5. Use a fork to prick small holes in the baghlava’s surface. Place in oven and bake 20 to 30 minutes, or until golden brown.
  6. While baghlava is baking, prepare syrup. Place sugar and water in a saucepan over high heat and bring to a boil. Reduce heat slightly and boil gently for 15 minutes. Remove promptly from heat and stir in rose water.
  7. Remove baghlava from oven. Use a sharp knife to cut it into small diamond-shaped pieces. Pour syrup over all and sprinkle with pistachios.

Add a comment

Rate this recipe:  

Not a Member Yet?

Join Taste the World Club and share
your culinary experiences!

It’s easy, quick, and free!


or directly

[php snippet=2]

Why become a member?

Recipes and Foods offers quality information and help you to find the best deals on food and restaurants.

In Taste the World Club our members share their culinary experiences on forums and they can help you with practical cooking advice.

Join our community now and begin making new friends as passionate about food and cooking as you are!

About Recipes and Foods

Recipes and Foods is a culinary community that brings together people passionate about international food and new culinary experiences.

Try the international cuisine,Taste the World !

Copyright © 2013 – [php snippet=1]

RecipesAndFoods.com - International Culinary Community