• Phyllo Triangle Pastries with Custard (Trigona Panoramatos)
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    Phyllo Triangle Pastries with Custard (Trigona Panoramatos)

    Serves: 15

    Time: 1 hour (plus 1 hour in the fridge)

    Difficulty: Intermediate/Advanced

    Crispy, golden, buttery phyllo triangles soaked in syrup and filled with the most rich and creamy custard. This is a relatively easy, ‘homely’ version of the recipe of the so-called […]

  • Cretan Sweet Cheese Pastries Recipe (Kalitsounia)
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    Cretan Sweet Cheese Pastries Recipe (Kalitsounia)

    Serves: 10

    Time: 1 hour 40 minutes

    Difficulty: Intermediate/Advanced

    Extremely soft and highly addictive! These delicious little cheese pastries (kalitsounia) are a holiday tradition from the island of Crete, but nowadays they are eaten almost everywhere throughout the year at times of celebration. Discover more about these little sweet delights here.

  • Tsoureki recipe (Traditional Greek Easter bread)
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    Tsoureki recipe (Traditional Greek Easter bread)

    Serves: 2 large Greek Easter breads

    Time: 1 hour (plus 4 hours rise time)

    Difficulty: Intermediate

    A traditional Greek Easter Bread (tsoureki) recipe! Making your own tsoureki can be challenging even for the experienced cooks, but experience has shown me, that it’s all about having the right recipe. Go ahead, find out all the secrets to make it to perfection!

  • Halva (Greek Semolina Pudding with Raisins)
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    Greek Halva recipe (Semolina Pudding with Raisins)

    Serves: 10

    Time: 30 minutes (plus 1 1/2 hour to cool)

    Difficulty: Beginner

    “1:2:3:4” Ready! The traditional recipe for semolina-based Greek halva is often referred as “1:2:3:4”, as it calls for one unit oil, two semolina, three sugar and four water. So simple! So if you are looking for a delicious no-dairy, no-butter and egg-free dessert, that’s the one.

Phyllo Triangle Pastries with Custard (Trigona Panoramatos)

Phyllo Triangle Pastries with Custard (Trigona Panoramatos)

Serves: 15

Time: 1 hour (plus 1 hour in the fridge)

Difficulty: Intermediate/Advanced

Cretan Sweet Cheese Pastries Recipe (Kalitsounia)

Cretan Sweet Cheese Pastries Recipe (Kalitsounia)

Serves: 10

Time: 1 hour 40 minutes

Difficulty: Intermediate/Advanced

Tsoureki recipe (Traditional Greek Easter bread)

Tsoureki recipe (Traditional Greek Easter bread)

Serves: 2 large Greek Easter breads

Time: 1 hour (plus 4 hours rise time)

Difficulty: Intermediate

Halva (Greek Semolina Pudding with Raisins)

Greek Halva recipe (Semolina Pudding with Raisins)

Serves: 10

Time: 30 minutes (plus 1 1/2 hour to cool)

Difficulty: Beginner

Desserts

A delicious collection of traditional Greek desserts! From the traditional baklava and milk pie (galaktoboureko) to regional classics like Thessaloniki’s pastry triangles and seasonal specials, this Greek desserts recipe collection has got you covered! So if you prefer a quick and easy treat or looking for something more difficult, browse through my latest Greek dessert ideas and pick the perfect dish for you!



Desserts

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

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…

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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

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..

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Snowy Chocolate Cookies!

Snowy Chocolate Cookies!

Serves: 30 cookies

Time: 40 minutes (plus 3 hours in the fridge)

Difficulty: Beginner

Discover these beautiful and highly addictive Christmas snowy chocolate cookies! Crispy on the outside with a chewy middle rich in chocolate and all this sprinkled with ‘snow’ – powdered sugar! A true pleasure to make and highly impossible to resist! This is the perfect christmas sharing dessert!

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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

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!

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Kariokes (Walnut-filled Chocolate Crescents)

Kariokes (Walnut-filled Chocolate Crescents)

Serves: 50 pieces

Time: 30 minutes (plus overnight to cool)

Difficulty: Beginner

Delicious chocolate and walnut filled crescents dipped in even more chocolate! Soft and with an unexpected crunchy bite, these delicious treats are very popular among the chocolate lovers during Christmas time. Find out how to make them in less than 30 minutes!

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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

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.

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Melomakarona recipe (Greek Christmas Honey Cookies)

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 […]

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Walnut-filled, Crescent -Shaped Pastries (Skaltsounia)

Walnut-filled, Crescent -Shaped Pastries (Skaltsounia)

Serves: 30 pieces

Time: 1 hour

Difficulty: Beginner / Intermediate

Soft and crunchy crescents (skaltsounia) with a delicious, flavorful walnut, jam and apple filling. This delicious treat is perfect with a nice warm cup of tea for a cold evening! Find out more about amazing treat here!

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