Honey Syrup for Rolled Baklava
- 2 cups sugar
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice, plus zest from half a lemon
- 4 cinnamon sticks
- 3 tablespoons honey
Combine sugar with 2 cups water in a small saucepan. Stir to dissolve. Add lemon juice, zest, and cinnamon sticks to pan. Place over medium-high heat, and cook to 221 to 222 degrees on a candy thermometer.
Add honey and stir to combine.
SourceMartha Stewart Living, February 2000