Greek Desserts Recipes

Greek Desserts Recipes

Here are a few of our favorite Greek desserts recipes. Add some Greek flavor to your dinner table with a delicious and homemade Greek dessert.


Baklava is a rich, sweet pastry made of layers of phyllo pastry filled with chopped nuts and sweetened with syrup made from sugar and/or honey. At Christmastime in p... Read More

Rizogalo – Rice Pudding

Rice Pudding Recipe Ingredients: 4 tablespoons uncooked rice 1 cup water 1 quart milk 1 1/2 tablespoons flour 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon lemon rind or vani... Read More


At first glance, this may look like a similar dessert to Galaktoboureko. While it is has many similar ingredients, it’s not exactly the same. This baked custar... Read More

Galaktoboureko – Custard Pie

Galaktoboureko is a Greek custard pie with flaky phyllo dough crust. It’s best served the day it’s made so the crust doesn’t get soggy. Greek Galaktoboureko In... Read More


Loukoumates are a Greek fried-dough pastry, soaked in sugar syrup or honey and cinnamon. In ancient Greece, these deep fried dough balls were served to the winners o... Read More

Revani – Semolina Cake

Semolina Cake Recipe Ingredients: 2 cups flour 3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 6 separated eggs 1 cup sugar 1 1/2 cup butter 1 grated rin... Read More


Kataïfi is a traditional Greek pastry made with nuts on the inside and soaked in a sugar or honey syrup. With packaged dough, you’ll find it a very easy Greek... Read More

Pasta Flora – Jam Tart

Jam Tart Recipe Ingredients: 3 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup unsalted butter or margarine 1/3 cup sugar 2 egg yolks 2 tablespoons brandy 1 table... Read More

Svinghi – Greek Donuts

Greek Donut Recipe Ingredients: 1/3 cup butter 1 cup water 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon grated orange rind 1 cup sifted flour 3  egg... Read More


Melomacarona (melomakarono) are traditional egg-shaped Greek Christmas cookies soaked in a honey syrup. Ingredients: 2 cups olive oil 3/4 cup sugar 3/4 cup orang... Read More

Homemade Phyllo Dough

Have you ever tried making your own phyllo dough? Most of us avoid making it because the common perception is that it’s a lot of work. While it’s more la... Read More

Amygdalota – Almond Biscuits

Amygdalota are delicate Greek almond cookies that are crisp on the outside and chewy on the inside. Ingredients: 1 pound ground almond meal 1 1/2 to 2 cups sugar 1/... Read More