Easy Baklava  Cheesecake

Tasha's Artisan Foods

A decadent, showstopper of a dessert, perfect for any special occasion!

~ Tuck 2 sheets of phyllo dough in the pan ~ Brush melted butter on top of the phyllo sheets liberally & evenly sprinkle the chopped nuts on top.

Place 2 more phyllo sheets on top, brush with butter & sprinkle with nuts again. Repeat 5 times!

Pour your cheesecake filling over the  phyllo crust

Trim the overhanging edges of the phyllo dough with a pair of scissors.

Carefully place the cake pan in the oven & bake it long & slow until the top is a beautiful golden color!

Meanwhile, get the syrup ready by boiling water with sugar, a cinnamon stick, and honey!

Remove your cheesecake from the tin & pour or ladle the syrup around the edges of the cheesecake (while it is still hot)

~ Let the baklava cheesecake refrigerate overnight. ~ Garnish with pistachios  & rose petals & serve the next day!