How to make Lebanese Baklava - Lebanese Sweets Recipe

How to make Lebanese Baklava – Lebanese Sweets Recipe

Lebanese Baklava is one of the most delicious desserts people eat for lunches and dinners. Most families in Lebanon make Baklava on special occasions, such as holidays, Christmas, Ramadan, and Eid.

The best thing about Lebanese Baklava is its delightful and aromatic syrup with rose water flavor. Today’s article will give you step-by-step instructions on making Lebanese Baklava. Read on!


  • ¾ cup of ghee or butter
  • One cup of granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup of water
  • One tablespoon of lemon juice
  • One tablespoon of orange blossom water
  • Three cups of roasted walnuts


  1. Combine water, lemon juice, and sugar in a saucepan
  2. Mix these ingredients over medium heat to make the syrup
  3. On a simmering heat, stir to dissolve the sugar and thicken the mixture
  4. Remove syrup from the heat
  5. Add the orange blossom water to the syrup and set aside until it cools down
  6. Mix walnuts and granulated sugar in a large bowl
  7. Preheat your over to 350 degrees Fahrenheit
  8. Brush the 9×13 pan’s bottom with butter
  9. Unroll the phyllo sheet and cut off an inch to fit the 9×13 pan
  10. Add one stack of 20 sheets to the pan
  11. Add ten more sheets to the top of the stack
  12. Spread the nuts over the sheet in a single layer
  13. Cut the Baklava into diamond shape pieces
  14. Make sure the pieces are five cuts lengthwise and nine cuts crosswise
  15. Pour the melted butter over the pieces
  16. Let the butter settle in for five minutes
  17. Bake until you achieve gold brown into the cut lines for 60 minutes
  18. Remove the pan from your oven and pour the syrup over Baklava
  19. Cool the dish at room temperature for a few hours
  20. Serve the delicious Baklava to your family and friends