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Greek pastries and cakes are made with an abundance of honey, nuts, fruits, and cream. These Greek pastry recipes are sure to please any sweet tooth in your family.
Recipe for Kourabiedes – Greek Cookies
Greeks have a food for nearly every occasion. It’s widely understood that Kourabiedes are the ultimate cookie to have around for all of life’s happy ce...
Recipe for Bougatsa – Greek Style Custard Pastry
Bougatsa Ingredients: 1 large egg, at room temperature 1 egg yolk, at room temperature 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1 1/2 cups whole milk 1/4 cup semolina 1/2 cup butte...
Recipe for Milopita – Greek Apple Cake
Milopita Ingredients: 1 3/4 cup self rising flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 4 medium apples, peeled and cored 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 1/2 sticks butter (3/4 cup)...
Recipe for Karidopita – Vegan Greek Walnut Cake
Karidopita Ingredients: Cake: 1 cup mazola or canola oil 1.5 cups sugar 1.5 cup chopped walnuts 4 cups flour 1/2 cup golden raisins 1/2 cup dark raisins 2 cups water...
Recipe for Paximadia – Traditional Greek Biscotti
Paximadia Recipe Ingredients: 2 cups vegetable oil, such as canola oil 2 cups orange juice 2 cups sugar 5 tsp baking powder 3 tsp cinnamon 7 cups flour Instructions...
Recipe for Trigona Thessalonikis – Greek Almond Custard Triangles
This custard pastry is popular in Thessaloniki but it is made all over Greece. The smooth custard is made from almonds and it is then enclosed in a filo packet and b...
Recipe for Koulourakia Voutirou – Greek Butter Cookies
These butter cookies are traditionally made in Greece during celebrator occasions such as Easter and Christmas. Be sure to dunk them in your morning coffee, just li...
Recipe for Koulourakia Methismena – Greek Cookies with Orange and Cinnamon
These koulourakia cookies are typically made on the island of Crete and were traditionally served to guests. Hospitality is so important on Crete that many homes wou...
Recipe for Lefkaditiko Psomi tou Gamou – Greek Wedding Bread from Lefkas
This festive sweetbread originates on the island of Lefkas and is served at weddings. It is scented with spices like coriander and honey gives it its sweet flavor. I...
Recipe for Sesami Biskoti – Greek Sesame Cookies
Ingredients for Sesami Biskoti: 3/4 cup tahini 3/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon cardamom 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup orange juice 3 cups all-purpose flo...
Recipe for Ladopsomo – Greek Fried Bread
Ladopsomo can technically be made with any type of bread dough that you have on hand. This recipe uses a traditional Greek bread dough. Ladopsomo Recipe Ingredients:...
Recipe for Lathobrekto – Greek Grilled Bread
Crispy grilled bread is a staple in Greece. It’s eaten at all times of the day and is great smeared with honey, to dip into olive oil or other type of dip, or...
Recipe for Krasokoulourakia – Greek Wine Cookies
These crispy cookies are delicately perfumed with sweet wine. You can use any type of sweet wine that you have on hand – but you should stick to sweet Greek wi...
Recipe for Syka Gemista – Greek Stuffed Figs
Figs, both dried and fresh, can be found all over Greece. Greeks don’t just eat them plain, either. They make delicious recipes such as Syka Gemista, which is...
Recipe for Prozymi Apo Palia Zymi – Greek Bread Dough Starter
This starter dough is similar to the sourdough starters that are found in North America, except this recipe actually uses a small amount of store bought yeast to ge...
Recipe for Vasilopita Greek New Year’s Cake Recipe
Vasilopita is a New Year’s Day cake in Greece, which contains a hidden coin or trinket, which gives good luck to the lucky diner who finds it. On New Year’s Day...
Recipe for Christopsomo – Greek Christmas Bread
Christopsomo is a cake that is typically served on Christmas Day in Greece. Preparing this bread as a Christmas treat is something that is said to help bring about ...
Recipe for Fanouropita – Greek Cake for Lost Things
This cake is referred to as the “Cake for Lost Things.” It is made in honor of Saint Fanouros. Ingredients for Founouropita: 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 t...
Recipe for Lagana – Greek Style Flatbread with Sesame Seeds
Lagana is a traditional bread that is served all over Greece. Some families tend to always serve it on Clean Monday. However, it is something that is also enjoyed al...
Recipe for Yaourtopita – Greek Yogurt Cake
This Greek sour milk cake is actually made with tangy Greek yogurt, giving it that distinctive tart flavor. Ingredients: 3 1/2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/...
Recipe for Tsourekia – Greek Easter Bread
Greek Bread (Tsourekia) Ingredients: 3 packages (2 ounces) yeast 1/2 cup (warm) water 1 cup milk 10-11 cups flour 7 eggs 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 cup (melted) butter 1 tab...
Recipe for Stafithopita – Greek Raisin Cake
Raisin Cake Recipe Ingredients: 4 cups flour 5 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon, ground cloves 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup butter 1 1/2 cups suga...
Recipe for Greek Pita Bread
Pita bread is a staple of Greek cuisine. It is the bread used for gyros and it is often served with dips such as tzatziki and hummus. This recipe is fairly easy to p...
Recipe for Psomi – Greek Bread
Greek Bread Ingredients: 1 package active dry yeast 1 teaspoon sugar 3 cups all-purpose flour plus more if needed 1 cup warm water 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1/8 cup oli...
Recipe for Greek Country Bread
Traditional Greek bread that is produced in the villages often has a rustic appearance, thanks to the variety of grains available. This bread gets its rustic appeara...
Recipe for Kritsinia – Greek Breadsticks with Sesame Seeds
Kritsinia are served all over Greece and are relatively easy to prepare with whatever dough you have on hand. This recipe uses the dough from Greek-style white bread...
Recipe for Pantespani – Greek Lemon Sponge Cake
This lemon sponge cake has a Greek twist. Although not as well known as other Greek desserts, this dish can be found throughout Greece. Pantspani Recipe Ingredients:...
Recipe for Tiropsomo – Greek Bread Stuffed With Cheese
You can use any type of Greek cheese you want for this recipe, but the most traditional choice is feta. Feel free to substitute halloumi for the feta if you want the...
Recipe for Greek Style Country Bread With Feta Cheese
There is no one recipe for country bread throughout Greece. Rather, there are variations depending on the region of Greece, the ingredients that are on hand, and the...
Recipe for Greek Style Bread with Mint and Feta
Bread is a staple with Greek cooking, and there are many different kinds of bread recipes. This traditional recipes uses mint leaves and feta cheese to give it a dis...
Recipe for Spanakopsomo – Greek Style Spinach Bread
This bread recipe packs a traditional Greek country bread style dough with plenty of flavor, thanks to the cumin, spinach, and feta cheese. Spanakopsomo Recipe Ingre...
Recipe for Marathopites – Greek-Style Fennel Pies
This recipe for marithopites originates on the island of Crete. If you have traditional Raki from Crete, use that instead of the distilled vinegar. Marathopites Reci...
Recipe for Greek Shepherd’s Bread
Versions of this bread have been baked in Greece for centuries. Like most older recipes, it doesn’t use yeast and has the baker ferment the ingredients slightl...
Cretan Style Country Bread With Cumin
Cumin is a popular spice on the island of Crete and is used in a lot of dishes. This bread is typical of the country breads found throughout Greece. Follow the recip...
Recipe for Eliopsomo – Greek Olive Bread
This bread recipe uses olives and is popular throughout Greece. You can use either the traditional Greek bread recipe of the country bread recipe as the base, depend...
Recipe for Greek Bread Rings With Sesame Seeds
Different recipes for koulouri, or bread rounds, can be found throughout Greece. Some are sweet and served mainly on special occasions. Others are eaten on a daily b...
Recipe for Rusks – Cretan Style Twice-Baked Bread
On the island of Crete, a dish called Dakos, a type of Greek bruschetta is incredibly popular. To make it, you need Cretan rusks, which you can find in the markets. ...