Erica of Erica's Edibles was our host for the Daring Baker's June challenge. Erica challenged us to be truly DARING by making homemade phyllo dough and then to use that homemade dough to make Baklava.
Never thought I'd be making phyllo pastry - wasn't difficult just fiddly and time consuming. Certainly something you could make very easily as the ingredients are so basic. I was pushed for time on this challenge and my phyllo sheets ended up sticking together after I rolled them despite using plenty of flour but I didn't have time to redo it. So although I layered the filling twice it's not a pretty picture.
Can't use nuts so made a filling of pumpkin seeds (pepitas), glace cherries, pomegranate molasses, cinnamon and allspice - yum!
Thanks to Erica for the challenge :)
What a lovely Baklava..... great flavours :)ReplyDelete
Chocolate Baklava Laced With Tequila ~ Rolling Phyllo with Daring Bakers
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The filling ingredients sound yummy! Congrats on a great challenge!ReplyDelete
Looks beautiful and delicious, great idea for the filling, very creative!ReplyDelete
I'm sure it tasted great. I didn't get as many layers as I wanted either because I ran out of dough.ReplyDelete
Wow your filling sounds delicious and colorful!ReplyDelete
Lovely looking baklava! Your filling sounds so delicious! Great job on your Challenge!ReplyDelete
I am so glad you were able to adapt it to work for you without nuts! Your filling sounds wonderful. I would like to try a nut free version as I have seen some wonderful sounding fillings. Great job!ReplyDelete