Traditional Algerian Baklawa / Baklava - Family Recipe
130 mins (prep 60, cooking 70)
18 ingredients
40 servings
This is the most famous Algerian 'heloua'. You will find it at all the weddings & special occasions. It isn't all that difficult to make but is a bit time consuming. It freezes OK too! To see me making this step by step with lots of photos, go here:

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Serving Size (77.13 g)
Servings 40
Amount per Serving
Calories 289.39 Calories from Fat 172.26
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19.14g 1178.13%
Saturated Fat 5.45g 1090.16%
Trans Fat 0.13g %
Cholesterol 20.47mg 272.95%
Sodium 74.33mg 123.88%
Total Carbohydrate 27.9g 372.03%
Dietary Fiber 0.93 g 148.66%
Sugars 11.6 g %
Protein 3.92g 313.49%
Vitamin A 265.3IU% Vitamin C 2.39mg%
Calcium 16.1mg% Iron 1.62mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
vanilla sugar, melted, melted