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.

Recipe for Greek Baklava

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

Recipe for Greek Mastic Syrup

Mastic syrup is one of those versatile things that is used in a variety of ways. In Greek cooking, it is used to sweeten certain cakes, such as Samali, and also as a... Read More

Recipe for Greek Walnut Cake

Karidopita is a moist walnut cake that keeps well at room temperature so it can be served all day. Greek Walnut Cake (Karydopita) Ingredients: 5 large eggs, separa... Read More

Recipe for Kataifi

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

Recipe for Galotopita

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

Recipe for Chocolate Baklava

Baklava is a popular Greek dessert that includes layers of chopped nuts and phyllo and is topped with a syrup made from sugar or honey. Over the years, however, vari... Read More

Recipe for Greek Ouzo Cake

This cake is similar at its base to pantespani, a Greek sponge cake, but is perfumed with cloves, cinnamon, and ouzo. Ouzo Cake Recipe Ingredients: For the Syrup: 1... Read More

Recipe for Greek Chocolate Cake

This chocolate cake has gotten increasingly popular throughout Greece in recent years. It get its unique flavor and texture from Greek brandy, which you should use f... Read More

Recipe for Greek Style Fig Cake

This recipe is said to be over 100 years old and appears to originate in Ithaca. This recipe tastes best when using fresh figs, picked from the tree. Dried figs don&... Read More

Greek Honey Cake Recipe

Honey is found abundantly throughout Greece and as a result, it is the feature ingredient in many of the country’s recipes. This cake is simple to make and is serv... Read More