Baklava is one of the traditional desserts which is best known and made in all regions of Anatolia. The type which is prepared with a very thick syrup and keeps for a long time is known as "Dry Baklava" (Kuru Baklava).
- Prepare the dough according to the dough for the baklava recipe.
- Place the dough pieces on each other on a wooden board.
- Cut these pieces according to the size of the tray where they will be cooked.
- Grease the tray lightly and place one layer of dough over.
- Pour ½ tablespoon melted margarine evenly over the dough.
- Place only half of the pieces of dough on the tray so that there is one layer of dough, and margarine over that.
- When half of the dough is used up, sprinkle ground walnuts over.
- Over the walnuts place another layer of dough, spread some margarine, then another layer of dough, continue until all the pieces of dough are used.
- Cut the pieces of dough into the shape of baklava, place in a moderately heated oven and cook for an hour until the color of the baklavas turn golden brown.
- Put granulated sugar, water and lemon juice into a pan, melt the Sugar over moderate heat and boil for about 15 minutes until the mixture becomes syrup.
- Remove from heat and allow to cool for 10 minutes, brush with butter.