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- 1/4 cup Sue Bee® Honey
- 1 lb phyllo pastry
- 1 cup butter
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 2 cups chopped walnuts
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- Preheat oven to 325.
- Layer half of the sheets of phyllo one sheet at a time, in a greased 11x7 baking pan, brushing each sheet evenly with butter and folding ends over if necessary to fit into pan.
- Keep unused sheets covered with plastic wrap while assembling baklava to prevent drying.
- Mix 1/4 cup of the sugar and cinnamon; stir in walnuts.
- Sprinkle nut mixture evenly over buttered phyllo in pan.
- Layer remaining phyllo, one sheet at a time, over nut mixture, brushing each sheet evenly with butter.
- Cut diagonally into squares, cutting completely through all layers.
- Bake in preheated oven until crisp and golden, about one hour.
- Combine remaining sugar, the water, lemon juice and Sue Bee Honey in small saucepan; cook and stir over low heat until sugar dissolves.
- Heat to boiling; pour evenly over hot baklava.
- Let stand loosely covered 8 hours or overnight.
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