• Easiest Homemade Kourabiedes recipe (Greek Christmas Butter Cookies)
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    Easiest Homemade Kourabiedes recipe (Greek Christmas Butter Cookies)

    Serves: 50-60 pieces

    Time: 35 minutes

    Difficulty: Beginner

    Have a snowy Merry Christmas with these amazing sweet butter cookies! If you have ever tried making your own homemade kourabiedes before, you must know that it surely takes some time and effort to succeed. Not any more! This recipe changes everything..

  • Vasilopita Cake Recipe (Greek New Year's cake)
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    Vasilopita Cake Recipe (Greek New Year’s cake)

    Serves: 12-14

    Time: 1 hour 45 minutes

    Difficulty: Beginner / Intermediate

    A delicious New Year’s cake recipe infused with the aromas of oranges and garnished with a thick and glossy vanilla scented sugar glaze! Discover the tradition behind this cake, the luck and smiles it will bring to you and your family…

  • Melomakarona recipe (Greek Christmas Honey Cookies)
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    Melomakarona recipe (Greek Christmas Honey Cookies)

    Serves: 50-60 pieces

    Time: 40-50 minutes

    Difficulty: Intermediate

    Making these sweet little cookies always makes me realise that it’s Christmas time! Melomakarona (Greek honey cookies) are one of the most popular treats throughout Greece during the Christmas Holidays […]

  • Traditional Greek Diples Recipe (Greek Christmas Pastries with Honey)
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    Traditional Greek Diples Recipe (Greek Christmas Pastries with Honey)

    Serves: 40 pieces

    Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Difficulty: Intermediate/Advanced

    Christmas on a platter, drizzled with honey syrup and topped with chopped walnuts! Diples, get their name from the Greek word for “fold”, and are a traditional festive dessert, that is very popular around Christmas time throughout Greece.

  • Walnut and biscuit Chocolate Truffles (Troufakia)
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    Walnut and biscuit Chocolate Truffles (Troufakia)

    Serves: 20-25 pieces

    Time: 10 minutes prep, 1-2 hours to cool in the fridge

    Difficulty: Beginner

    Crunchy and extra chocolatey truffles, stuffed with crushed biscuits and crispy walnuts, flavoured with cognac and dredged in chocolate sprinkles.. Impress your guests this Christmas holidays with these little bites of heaven!

  • Karidopita/Karithopita recipe (Greek Walnut Cake with Syrup)
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    Karidopita/Karithopita recipe (Greek Walnut Cake with Syrup)

    Serves: 8-10

    Time: 1 hour

    Difficulty: Intermediate

    Fluffy and extra syrupy! A mouthwatering Greek walnut cake recipe, scented with the aromas and blends of cinnamon and grounded clove. This is the traditional Greek walnut cake recipe which calls […]

Easiest Homemade Kourabiedes recipe (Greek Christmas Butter Cookies)

Easiest Homemade Kourabiedes recipe (Greek Christmas Butter Cookies)

Serves: 50-60 pieces

Time: 35 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

Vasilopita Cake Recipe (Greek New Year's cake)

Vasilopita Cake Recipe (Greek New Year’s cake)

Serves: 12-14

Time: 1 hour 45 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner / Intermediate

Melomakarona recipe (Greek Christmas Honey Cookies)

Melomakarona recipe (Greek Christmas Honey Cookies)

Serves: 50-60 pieces

Time: 40-50 minutes

Difficulty: Intermediate

Traditional Greek Diples Recipe (Greek Christmas Pastries with Honey)

Traditional Greek Diples Recipe (Greek Christmas Pastries with Honey)

Serves: 40 pieces

Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Difficulty: Intermediate/Advanced

Walnut and biscuit Chocolate Truffles (Troufakia)

Walnut and biscuit Chocolate Truffles (Troufakia)

Serves: 20-25 pieces

Time: 10 minutes prep, 1-2 hours to cool in the fridge

Difficulty: Beginner

Karidopita/Karithopita recipe (Greek Walnut Cake with Syrup)

Karidopita/Karithopita recipe (Greek Walnut Cake with Syrup)

Serves: 8-10

Time: 1 hour

Difficulty: Intermediate



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