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pistachio baklava cake


Ingredients

  • CAKE LAYER
  • 2 cup Panko or regular bread crumbs (about 4 ounces)
  • 1 cup pistachio, whole and roasted
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 4 large eggs, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup (5-1/4 ounces) granulated sugar
  • 4 ounces (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted and cooled slightly
  • Orange-scented syrup, recipe to follow
  • 1-1/2 cups pistachios, toasted and ground, for decorating
  • BAKLAVA LAYER
  • 3 ounces (6 tablespoons) unsalted butter, melted
  • 16 sheets of phyllo pastry
  • 1 cups pistachio,toasted and ground
  • Orange scented syrup, recipe to follow
  • ORANGE-SCENTED SYRUP
  • 1 cups (5 ounces) of granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1/4 teaspoon rose water
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange flower water