Pistachio Baklava

Submitted by Jess Pedley

Pistachio Baklava

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Serving: 12
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes


  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup butter melted
  • 10 sheets filo pastry
  • 1 cup pistachios chopped fine but not too fine
  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 3/4 cup water


  • Preheat slow cooker on high while you prepare the baklava.
  • mix pistachios 1/3 cup sugar and cinnamon in a bowl well and set aside.
  • I made a tin out of tin foil as do not have one to fit.
  • In the tin layer the first sheet of filo and brush with butter. Repeat this until you have layered 5 sheets in the tin.
  • Add the pistachio mix, then cover with the remaining 5 sheets of filo again each time brushing with butter.
  • Add to slow cooker and cook on high for 1 hour with tea towel under the lid. Check every 20 minutes.
  • Once cooked turn off slow cooker and remove lid
  • In a microwave safe bowl mix 3/4 cup sugar, honey, water and heat in microwave for 10 minutes stirring every 2.
  • Cool syrup in fridge then pour over baklava.
  • Enjoy!

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