Enjoy this delicious treat. Impress your family and friends!
2 cups sugar
1 cup honey
1 1/2 cups water
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons light corn syrup
2 cinnamon sticks
1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom (can use cloves if you don't have cardamom)
1 pound walnuts, finely chopped (about 4 cups)
1/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1 pound (about 24 sheets) phyllo dough
1 cup melted butter
1. To make the syrup: Stir the sugar, water, lemon juice, corn syrup, cinnamon sticks and cardamom over low heat until the sugar dissolves, about 5 minutes. Stop stirring, increase the heat to medium, and cook until the mixture is slightly syrupy, about 5 minutes. Discard the cinnamon sticks. Let cool.
2. To make the filling: Combine all the filling ingredients.