You'll need...
125g butter, melted
200g walnuts
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 packet filo pastry
100g caster sugar
100ml water
6 tablespoons Greek honey
1 piece of lemon peel

To make...
Turn the oven to 180oC. Grease a small baking dish.
Chop the nuts and mix with cinnamon. Put to one side.
Unroll filo pastry. Cut the pastry to fit the baking dish.
Take two sheets of filo and put into the dish, butter the top. Add another two sheets, repeat until you have 8 sheets layered. Sprinkle 3 tablespoons of nut mixture on top of the pastry.
Then start layering, layer two sheets of filo, butter, nuts until you reach the top of your dish.
The top layer should be thicker (8 sheets)
Using a sharp knife, cut into diamond shapes all the way to the bottom of the dish.
Bake for about 40 minutes until baklava is golden and crisp.

Boil sugar and water until sugar is dissolved. Add honey and lemon peel. Simmer for 15 minutes then remove from heat and allow to cool. Remove lemon peel.

Remove the baklava from oven and spoon over the sauce.

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