Mar 25

A Sunrise Recipe: Sona’s Easy Baklava

By MD for Seniors

Baklava is traditionally made in Middle Eastern countries and is a very popular dessert in countries such as Greece, Turkey and Iran. Activities and Volunteer Coordinator at Sunrise of Richmond Hill, OH, Sona shared her family’s special recipe for this sweet treat with residents part of the community baking club. While many baklava recipes may be overly complicated, Sona’s family has simplified it, which makes it the perfect recipe for even less experienced bakers!


Makes 13 dozen rounds

1 package phyllo dough


  • 1 pound chopped nuts
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 ground Cardamom


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