Honeyed Bacon" Baklava

Health score
1%
Honeyed Bacon" Baklava
45 min.
24
395kcal
70.43%sweetness
59.17%saltiness
9.92%sourness
29.07%bitterness
51.4%savoriness
100%fattiness
0%spiciness

Ingredients

  • 16 ounce walnuts (4 cups)
  • 0.5 cup sugar 
  • teaspoon ground cinnamon 
  • 16 ounce athens phyllo shells frozen thawed
  • cup butter melted
  • 12 ounce honey 
  • 16 ounce bacon crisp

Equipment

  • food processor
  • bowl
  • sauce pan
  • oven
  • knife
  • wire rack
  • baking pan
  • aluminum foil

Directions

  1. In large bowl of food processor, add walnuts, bacon, sugar, and cinnamon. Pulse until walnuts and bacon are chopped; set aside. (Be sure to fry the bacon to a crispy stage. Then it will chop up finely and evenly.)
  2. Cut phyllo into 13" by 9" rectangles. In greased 13" by 9" baking dish, place 1 phyllo sheet; brush with melted butter. Repeat with phyllo and butter to make 5 more layers, overlapping any small strips of phyllo to make rectangles, if necessary.
  3. Over phyllo in baking dish, sprinkle 1 cup walnut mixture.
  4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 to make 3 more layers (4 layers total).
  5. Place remaining phyllo on top of last walnut layer; brush with butter.
  6. With sharp knife, cut just halfway through layers in triangle or diamond pattern.
  7. Bake in 300 degree oven for 1 hour and 25 minutes or until top is golden brown.
  8. In small saucepan over medium-low heat, heat honey until hot but not boiling. Evenly spoon hot honey over hot baklava.
  9. Cool Baklava in dish on wire rack at least 1 hour; cover with foil and let stand at room temperature until serving.
  10. To serve, finish cutting, with a sharp knife, through layers to make triangles or diamonds.

Nutrition Facts

Calories395kcal
Protein7.62%
Fat64.54%
Carbs27.84%

Properties

Glycemic Index
8.22
Glycemic Load
9.27
Inflammation Score
-3
Nutrition Score
5.985652173913%

Flavonoids

Cyanidin
0.51mg

Taste

Sweetness:
70.43%
Saltiness:
59.17%
Sourness:
9.92%
Bitterness:
29.07%
Savoriness:
51.4%
Fattiness:
100%
Spiciness:
0%

Nutrients percent of daily need

Calories:395.15kcal
19.76%
Fat:30.13g
46.36%
Saturated Fat:8.53g
53.33%
Carbohydrates:29.23g
9.74%
Net Carbohydrates:27.9g
10.14%
Sugar:16.3g
18.11%
Cholesterol:32.81mg
10.94%
Sodium:226.24mg
9.84%
Protein:8.01g
16.02%
Manganese:0.67mg
33.67%
Copper:0.31mg
15.71%
Phosphorus:95.5mg
9.55%
Magnesium:32.65mg
8.16%
Vitamin B1:0.12mg
7.81%
Vitamin B6:0.16mg
7.78%
Selenium:4.96µg
7.09%
Zinc:0.85mg
5.66%
Fiber:1.34g
5.36%
Vitamin B3:0.99mg
4.97%
Vitamin A:247.38IU
4.95%
Folate:19.09µg
4.77%
Iron:0.7mg
3.88%
Potassium:130.85mg
3.74%
Vitamin B2:0.05mg
3.12%
Vitamin E:0.43mg
2.9%
Calcium:23.46mg
2.35%
Vitamin B5:0.23mg
2.33%
Vitamin B12:0.11µg
1.84%
Vitamin K:1.2µg
1.14%
Source:Foodista