Definition of Baklava

1. Noun. Rich Middle Eastern cake made of thin layers of flaky pastry filled with nuts and honey.

Generic synonyms: Pastry



Definition of Baklava

1. Noun. A popular sweet pastry found in many cuisines of the Middle East and the Balkans, made of chopped nuts layered with phyllo pastry. ¹

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Definition of Baklava

1. a Turkish pastry [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Baklava

baking
baking-powder biscuit
baking chocolate
baking hot
baking powder
baking sheet
baking tray
baking trays
bakingly
bakings
bakistre
bakistres
bakkie
bakkies
baklava (current term)
baklava-like
baklavalike
baklavas
baklawa
baklawas
baksanite
baksheesh
baksheeshed
baksheeshes
baksheeshing
bakshis
bakshish
bakshished
bakshishes

Literary usage of Baklava

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1. Moroccan Cafe: Casual Moroccan Cooking at Home by Elisa Vergne (2001)
"Preheat oven to 400 °F. Bake for about 30 minutes until the baklava is slightly ... Heat honey and the remaining orange blossom water and pour over baklava ..."

2. Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow (2006)
"... and the cream in front of Natalie and the stirs by the bathroom door with the baklava and the napkins, so a rudimentary social intercourse was begun. ..."

3. The Modern History and Condition of Egypt: With an Account of the by William Holt Yates (1843)
"Wishing to correct him, the Sultan Mahmoud commanded his attendance at the Palace, and during dinner, caused a large dish of " baklava" (a kind of Turkish ..."

4. The Baker's Book: A Practical Hand Book of the Baking Industry in All by Emil Braun (1902)
"As soon as the baklava is taken out of the oven they pour boiled sugar over them, and so they sell it, plain or with double cream, at the price of 24 to 36 ..."

5. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1824)
"Some rare sweetmeats, with baklava (sweet-cake) made in the royal seraglio, were sent, a few days ago, from one of the Shah's ladies as a present to our ..."

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