Delicious ,Rich and Flavorful BAKLAVA CHEESECAKE


What Makes Baklava Cheesecake Irresistible?

At the heart of Baklava Cheesecake lies the fusion of two iconic desserts, each with its own rich history and beloved flavors. Baklava, a sweet dessert made of layers of phyllo pastry filled with chopped nuts and sweetened with syrup or honey, has been a staple in Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisines for centuries. Cheesecake, on the other hand, boasts a creamy, smooth texture with a tangy finish, originating from ancient Greece and evolving through time into the diverse variations we adore today.

This combination brings together the best of both worlds – the crispy, buttery layers of phyllo dough and the dense, velvety creaminess of cheesecake. It’s a match made in culinary heaven, offering a complex texture and flavor profile that is simply irresistible.

The Perfect Dessert for Any Occasion

Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or just treating yourself, Baklava Cheesecake is the perfect choice. Its elegant presentation and sophisticated flavor make it a showstopper at any gathering. Plus, its versatility allows for endless customizations – from the choice of nuts to the addition of spices or even a drizzle of chocolate, making each creation unique.

Exquisite Baklava Cheesecake Fusion


For the crust:

  • 1 cup finely ground walnuts
  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted

For the cheesecake:

  • 3 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 large eggs

For the baklava layer:

  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 8 sheets phyllo dough, thawed
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted

For the syrup:

  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

For garnish:

  • Whole walnuts
  • Fresh mint leaves


1.Preheat oven to 325°F (163°C).
2.Mix ground walnuts, graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and melted butter. Press into the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan.
3.In a large bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla until smooth. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Pour over crust.
4.Toss chopped walnuts with cinnamon and sugar. Place a sheet of phyllo on a work surface; brush with melted butter. Repeat with remaining phyllo sheets and butter. 5.Sprinkle the walnut mixture over the top phyllo layer.
6.Cut the baklava into squares, then lay the squares over the cheesecake layer.
Bake for 60 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.
7.For the syrup, combine honey, water, sugar, and lemon juice in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, then simmer for 10 minutes. Let cool slightly and pour over cooled cheesecake.
8.Garnish with whole walnuts and fresh mint before serving.
Prep Time: 30 minutes | Cooking Time: 60 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Kcal: 580 kcal | Servings: 12 servings


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