• prep: 1 hr
  • cook: 48 hr
  • total: 49 hr
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  • Summary

    The honey-bourbon syrup is the star of this baklava. Serve it with cherries and vanilla ice cream for a decadent summer dessert.

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/4 sticks unsalted butter, melted and cooled
    • 1 lb pecans, lightly toasted (see Tips)
    • 1/3 cup sugar
    • 1 tsp cinnamon
    • 9 (17 by 12-inch) sheets phyllo dough, thawed if frozen
    • 3/4 cup mild honey (preferably acacia)
    • 3/4 cup sugar
    • 1/2 cup water
    • 5 whole cloves
    • 3 (3-inch) strips lemon zest
    • 1/4 cup plus 2 Tbsp bourbon, divided
    • Accompaniments: vanilla frozen yogurt or ice cream, fresh figs and cherries

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 7072 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 480 g 738.72%
    • Saturated Fat: 112 g 559.6%
    • Trans Fat: 5 g %
    • Cholesterol: 304 mg 101.23%
    • Sodium: 2377 mg 99.04%
    • Calcium: 1467 mg 146.74%
    • Potassium: 2473 mg 70.65%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 37 mg 203.17%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 686 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 57 g 229.4%
    • Sugar: 467 g
    • Protein: 88 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 5 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 95 g
    • Vitamin A 143.45%
    • Vitamin C 65.45%
    • Vitamin D 45%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat92
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs33
    • Exchange - Starch8
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total7 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total32 oz-eq

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