10 phyllo pastry sheets
200g all-purpose flour
200g granulated sugar
500g granulated sugar
Fresh lemon juice
Beat eggs with 100g of the sugar. Add flour to mixture.
In a separate bowl cream 150g of the butter with the remaining 100g sugar. Add creamed butter/sugar mixture to egg mixture and mix well.
Melt the remaining 50g butter. Place 5 phyllo sheets into greased baking tray. Brush each sheet with melted butter. Pour filling over phyllo sheets and cover with remaining phyllo sheets, brushing each sheet with melted butter.
Bake at 200 degrees C (400 F) for 45 minutes.
In a medium size saucepan bring water, sugar and lemon juice to a boil. Boil on medium heat for 10 minutes. Cool to room temperature and pour over baked baklava.
Makes 24 servings.
Source: www.kuvarica.co.yu - serbian culinary web site
Submitted By: Selma Cengic
Date: October 19, 2005