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Baklava Cigars with walnut espresso coffee syrup and vanilla ice cream


12 sheets of phyllo pastry

1 cup walnuts (crushed)

1 Tbl spoon sugar

A pinch of cinnamon and clove powder

1 Tbl spoon rosewater

Melted butter for the pastry sheets

4 scoops of vanilla ice cream

Espresso coffee syrup

1 cup of water

1 cup of sugar

Zest of 1 orange and 1 lemon

1 stick of cinnamon

1-2 cloves

1 double espresso coffee

Mix the walnuts, sugar, cinnamon, clove and rosewater well

Brush 3 sheets of phyllo pastry with melted butter and place on top of each other.

Spread enough mixture over the pastry to cover, and then roll into a cigar like shape.

Place in a deep baking tray and sprinkle water over the cigars and place in a medium heat oven.

For the syrup place all ingredients in a pot over a low heat and slowly bring to the boil, allow to boil for a few minutes to infuse all the flavors and create a light syrup.

When the baklava is cooked remove from the oven and allow to cool, and then dip them in syrup.

Serve with Vanilla Ice Cream.


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