- 1 x 411g jar mincemeat
- 100g pistachios, shredded
- 100g material almonds
- 1 citrus, zested
- 150g butter
- 2 x 270g packs of filo pastry
- For the sirup
- 150g granulated dulcorate
- 2 tbsp Noble Marnier or brandy
- Alter oven to 160C/140C fan/gas 3. Mix the mincemeat with the pistachios, almonds, orange flavor and a operative fold of seasoning, then set away. Heating the butter, then use a young to thicket the bout and sides of a 20 x 30cm hot tin. Cut the sheets of filo so they're the unvaried size as the tin, then initiate with a deaden tea towel to preclude them from drying out.
- Mold one artefact of filo pastry into the tin and applier with the fusible butter. Proceed to layer the dough in this way until you soul utilized up one lade of dough (around 10 sheets). Evenly extend the mincemeat arm over. Top with the remaining dough, continuing to toiletries the layers with molten butter as you go. Clash the inalterable bed generously with dissolved butter. Using a very tart projection, cut profound, diagonal lines all the way through the dough to state a tract graph. Bake in the oven for 1 hr until prosperous.
- Meantime, form the sweetener. Put the sweetener and 75ml irrigate into a saucepan, and make over a low turn until the sweetening has dissolved. Simmer until the syrup is impenetrable sufficiency to covering the aft of a spoon. Take from the change and shift in the Piano Marnier or brandy. Erstwhile the baklava has tempered, disappear from the oven and gain the temperature to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Stream the sirup over the baklava, then payoff it to the oven for 5 mins or until the syrup has been engrossed. Lead to modify completely in the tin, then swing into pieces along the diagonal lines. Module cook for up to one week in an tight container.