Greek Desserts Recipes

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

Simple Greek Style Cheesecake

Although cheesecake isn’t a traditional dessert in Greek cooking, some of the traditional ingredients of the cuisine, such as Greek yogurt and honey, make for ... Read More

5 Minute Baklava Sundae Recipe

Baklava sundaes are a delicious treat because they use one of the most popular of the Greek desserts – baklava! All you need is baklava, ice cream, whipped cre... 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... 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 Greek Pastry 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 Greek Style Fig Jam

Marmalada Suko, or fig jam, is a popular treat served throughout Greece as a condiment any time of day or with dessert. Figs are widely available throughout Greece. ... 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

Greek Style Fig Spoon Sweet

Spoon sweets are a traditional Greek sweet that was originally used as a way to preserve the harvest. Choose only the freshest figs available for this dish. Greek St... Read More

Recipe for Greek Meringue Cookie

These merengue cookies aren’t as commonly known as desserts like baklava, but they can still be found throughout Greek! Greek Meringue Cookie (Pezedes) Recipe Ingr... 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 Chocolate Koulourakia

Greek butter cookies, or koulourakia, are traditionally served at Christmas and Easter. However, they are great all year long. Although the traditional recipe doesn�... 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... <... 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

Recipe for Greek Walnut Cookies

It’s pretty common in Greek desserts to use pulverized nuts and use in place of regular flour. This cookie uses walnuts, but you could easily substitute other ... Read More

Recipe for Greek Style Lemonade

Lemonade is a refreshing drink no matter where you live. The fresh lemons in Greece make this Greek version a real treat. Greek Style Lemonade Recipe Ingredients: 4 ... Read More