Baklava Cups


1 jar La Vida Vegan white coconut paste
10 slices of filo pastry
100 g margarine
150 g chopped nuts such as pistachio and almond
25 g sugar
1 tsp cinnamon powder
1 tbsp dried rose leaves


  1. Preheat the oven to 175°C.
  2. Melt the margarine in a saucepan over low heat.
  3. Place a slice of filo pastry on a cutting board and spread with margarine.
  4. Top this with another slice of filo pastry and again spread with margarine.
  5. Repeat until you have five layers of filo pastry and repeat again with the other five slices of filo pastry.
  6. Cut the filo pastry slices into small squares and fold into a cupcake baking tin.
  7. Pre-bake the trays for 5 minutes.
  8. Chop the nuts and mix with the sugar and cinnamon powder.
  9. Divide between the filo pastry trays and bake the baklava cups for 5 min until golden brown.
  10. Remove the baklava cups from the oven and let cool completely.
  11. Pipe a large tuft of La Vida Vegan white coconut paste on top and garnish with pistachios and dried rose petals and serve immediately.