Rolls with poppy seed paste

May 31st, 2013 § 0

A delicious sweet in 30 minutes with ready made pastry specially for baklava.

  • 3 sheets filo pastry for baklava
  • 80 gr butter
  • Melt butter in a low heat.

    For the filling:

  • 1 cup almonds (coarsely cut or chopped)
  • 1 T. cinnamon
  • 6 T. brown sugar
  • 1 cup poppy seed paste
  • Mix the filling ingredients.

    Brush each sheet of filo pastry with melted butter, layer by layer.

    Once 2 sheets of filo are pressed together, sprinkle the filling mixture over the sheet.

    Roll tight lengthwise until the end. Brush the cylinder with melted butter.

    Cut the long cylinder into approximately 10 cm pieces.

    Place into an oven tray.

    Bake in 200° C pre heated oven for 25-30 minutes until golden brown.

    For the syrup:

  • 1  cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 T lemon juice
  • Put the water and sugar in a pot. Bring to a boil for 10 minutes, first stirring constantly. Simmer for 20 minutes and add lemon juice.

    Dip your first finger into the syrup, if it sticks to your thumb finger it means that the syrup is ready!

    Remove the baklava rolls from the tray and dip in the hot syrup.

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