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Hanım Göbeği Sarması Recipe

Ingredients with Measurements:
- 1 package of phyllo dough
- 1 cup of milk
- 1 cup of sugar
- 1 cup of water
- 1 cup of chopped walnuts
- 1 cup of vegetable oil
- 1 tsp of cinnamon
- 1 tsp of vanilla extract

Special equipment needed:
- Baking dish
- Pastry brush
- Saucepan

Step-by-step instructions:

1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (180°C).
2. In a saucepan, combine the sugar and water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and let it simmer for 10 minutes until it thickens.
3. Add the cinnamon and vanilla extract to the syrup and mix well.
4. In a separate bowl, mix the chopped walnuts with 1/2 cup of the syrup.
5. Unroll the phyllo dough and cut it into 3-inch squares.
6. Take one square and brush it with vegetable oil. Place a teaspoon of the walnut mixture in the center of the square.
7. Fold the square in half to form a triangle and press the edges to seal.
8. Brush the triangle with more vegetable oil and roll it up tightly to form a cylinder.
9. Repeat the process with the remaining squares and walnut mixture.
10. Place the cylinders in a baking dish and brush them with more vegetable oil.
11. Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes until golden brown.
12. Remove from the oven and pour the remaining syrup over the cylinders.
13. Let it cool for 10-15 minutes before serving.

Preparation time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: 25-30 minutes
350°F (180°C)
Serving size:
Makes 20-25 cylinders

Nutritional information:
Calories per serving: 180
Fat: 10g
Carbohydrates: 21g
Protein: 2g

Substitutions for ingredients:
- You can use honey instead of sugar for a healthier option.
- You can use pistachios or almonds instead of walnuts.

- You can add a teaspoon of orange zest to the syrup for a citrusy flavor.
- You can sprinkle some powdered sugar on top of the cylinders before serving.

Tips and tricks:
- Make sure to brush each layer of phyllo dough with vegetable oil to prevent it from drying out.
- You can freeze the cylinders before baking and bake them straight from the freezer when needed.
- You can make the walnut mixture ahead of time and store it in the fridge until ready to use.

Storage instructions:
Store the Hanım Göbeği Sarması in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.

Reheating instructions:
To reheat, place the cylinders in a preheated oven at 350°F (180°C) for 5-10 minutes until heated through.

Presentation ideas:
Arrange the cylinders on a platter and drizzle some extra syrup on top. You can also sprinkle some chopped walnuts or powdered sugar on top for a decorative touch.

Chopped walnuts, powdered sugar, or fresh berries.

Turkish tea or coffee.

Suggested side dishes:
Fresh fruit salad or Turkish delight.

Troubleshooting advice:
If the phyllo dough is too dry, brush it with more vegetable oil. If it tears, you can patch it up with another layer of phyllo dough.

Food safety advice:
Make sure to store the Hanım Göbeği Sarması in an airtight container to prevent it from drying out or getting stale.

Food history:
Hanım Göbeği Sarması is a traditional Turkish dessert that dates back to the Ottoman Empire. It is a popular sweet treat that is often served during special occasions and celebrations.

Flavor profiles:
Sweet, nutty, and cinnamon-spiced.

Serving suggestions:
Serve the Hanım Göbeği Sarması as a dessert or a sweet snack with a cup of Turkish tea or coffee.

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