Prepare syrup, bring to boil 2 1/2 cups sugar and water, add lemon juice. Simmer until it is a pale yellow color. Syrup should be thick and cold when poured over hot Baklava.
Mix nuts, 1/4 cup sugar and spices - set aside. Butter 9 x 13 cake pan thoroughly. Keep filo pastry covered with a damp tea towel while working with individual sheets. Layer eheets in baking pan, one at a time brushing each layer with melted butter. After layering six or so, being alternating layers of filo pastry with nut mixture. Brush one layer with butte and sprinkle the next with 1/2 cup nut mixture. Continue to alternate buttered layers and nut covered layers until all but ten of the sheets have been used. Layer the last ten sheets as you did the bottom six - brushing each with butter. Bake at 325 Degf for 1 1/2 hours. REmove from oven and let cool for 5 minutes. Score pastry into diamond shapes about 1 1/2 " x 2 ". Pour cold syrup over hot pastry. Allow to cool to room temperature before cutting and removing from pan.
Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 1358 Calories; 86g Fat (61.9% calories from fat); 12g Protein; 108g Carbohydrate; 7g Dietary Fiber; 83mg Cholesterol; 681mg Sodium. Exchanges: 3 1/2 Grain(Starch); 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 Fruit; 17 Fat; 6 Other Carbohydrates.
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (497g)|
|Recipe Makes: 6 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 801 (39%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 89g||119 %|
|Saturated Fat 25.2g||126 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 40.8g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 18g|
|Cholesterol 81.4mg||25 %|
|Sodium 579.7mg||20 %|
|Potassium 384.6mg||10 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 325.4g||96 %|
|Dietary Fiber 8.8g||35 %|
|Sugars, other 316.6g|
|Protein 12.5g||18 %|
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Calories per serving: 2078
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