Tips to Bake Delicious Baklava Dessert: 1. Make the syrup 24 hours in advance,so that its in the room temperature when you bake the hot baklava next day. 2. Before baking, cut the baklava into triangles 3. Melt the butter over a low heat temperature and do not let it cool off throughout the process. 4. To make the phyllo crispy, brush each sheet of phyllo with butter just before you add it to the pan. 5. Fill the few phyllo butter sheets with nuts to give added flavor. 6. Bake it in 325ºF oven for about 30-35 minutes, until slightly browned... Remember Slightly 7. Bring it out of the oven and let it settle for 5 minutes or so and then pour the syrup over it.