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Greek desserts

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A quick and easy snack appetizer , crunchy, sweet and nutty.  #baklava is a classic #greek recipe  #appetizer #appetizerrecipes #snackrecipes #snackideas #semihomemade #phyllo #nuts #walnuts #honey #honeyrecipe

133 · 20 minutes · A quick and easy snack appetizer , crunchy, sweet and nutty. #baklava is a classic #greek recipe #appetizer #appetizerrecipes #snackrecipes #snackideas #semihomemade #phyllo #nuts #walnuts #honey #honeyrecipe

6 ingredients

Condiments
  • 3/4 cup Honey
Pasta & Grains
  • 3 Boxes Phyllo shells, Mini
Baking & Spices
  • 1 1/2 tsp Cinnamon, ground
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
Nuts & Seeds
  • 2 cups Walnuts or almonds
Dairy
  • 2 tbsp Butter
Greek Custard Pie - Galaktoboureko

2 · If you want this delicate custard wrapped up by layers of thin, crunchy phyllo bathed in delicious, succulent syrup, you should make galaktoboureko, the famous Greek custard pie.

12 ingredients

Produce
  • 1 Lemon
  • 1 Lemon, zest
Refrigerated
  • 2 Egg yolks
  • 4 Eggs
Baking & Spices
  • 2 Cinnamon stick
  • 4 1/2 cups Granulated sugar
  • 1 cup Semolina, fine
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
Bread & Baked Goods
  • 12 sheets 1 package phyllo pastry
Dairy
  • 1 1/4 cup Butter
  • 8 cups Whole milk, fresh
Liquids
  • 2 cups Water
These amazing Traditional Greek honey cookies are very soft, soaked in syrup and coated with honey and walnuts. A scrumptious Christmas treat you shouldn't miss!

81 · 35 minutes · These amazing Traditional Greek honey cookies are very soft, soaked in syrup and coated with honey and walnuts. A scrumptious Christmas treat you shouldn't miss!

19 ingredients

Produce
  • 1 Orange peel
Condiments
  • 150 g Honey
  • 1 Honey
Baking & Spices
  • 550 g All purpose flour
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp Baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp Cinnamon, ground
  • 1 stick Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp Clove, ground
  • 4 Cloves, dried
  • 1/3 tsp Nutmeg, ground
  • 125 g Semolina, fine
  • 700 g Sugar
Oils & Vinegars
  • 250 g Olive oil
Nuts & Seeds
  • 1 Walnuts, ground
Drinks
  • 125 ml Orange juice, fresh
Liquids
  • 530 ml Water
Other
  • ¼ teaspoon vanillin powder or ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 Orange zested
Soft airy and feathery, made with cocoa instead of chocolate this Chocolate Custard Cake is going to amaze you! #cocoa #custard #cake #old-fashioned #fromscratch

33 · Soft airy and feathery, made with cocoa instead of chocolate this Chocolate Custard Cake is going to amaze you! #cocoa #custard #cake #old-fashioned #fromscratch

12 ingredients

Refrigerated
  • 8 Eggs
Condiments
  • 3 tbsp Honey
Baking & Spices
  • 150 g All-purpose flour
  • 240 g Cocoa powder, unsweetened
  • 7 tbsp Cocoa powder, unsweetened
  • 150 g Cornstarch
  • 700 g Sugar
  • 4 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
Dairy
  • 240 g Butter
  • 1 liter Heavy whipping cream 35, fat
  • 2 liters Milk
Galaktoboureko?  While not as well known as baklava, galaktoboureko is a popular Greek dessert, and every bit as delicious!  Galaktoboureko, also known as “Greek Custard

8 · 75 minutes · Galaktoboureko is a delicious Greek dessert with phyllo dough, a creamy custard filling, and an unbelievable syrup!

11 ingredients

Produce
  • 1 Lemon, Zest of
  • 1 tsp Lemon, zest
Refrigerated
  • 4 Eggs, large
Condiments
  • 2/3 cup Honey
Baking & Spices
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 2 3/4 cups Granulated sugar
  • 1 lb Phyllo dough
  • 3/4 cup Semolina
  • 2 tsp Vanilla extract
Dairy
  • 1 1/2 cup Butter
Other
  • 1 ¼ cups (10floz/282ml) heavy cream
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This homemade Greek Rice Pudding (Rizogalo) is dense, creamy, and tastes delicious warm or chilled. A classic Greek dessert recipe that will delight the whole family. Give it a try. #pudding #ricepudding #greekrecipes #greekdesserts #healthydesserts #healthysnacks #dimitrasdishes

48 · This homemade Greek Rice Pudding (Rizogalo) is dense, creamy, and tastes delicious warm or chilled. A classic Greek dessert recipe that will delight the whole family. Give it a try. #pudding #ricepudding #greekrecipes #greekdesserts #healthydesserts #healthysnacks #dimitrasdishes

9 ingredients

Pasta & Grains
  • 3/4 cup Arborio rice
Baking & Spices
  • 1 Cinnamon as a garnish, ground
  • 2 tbsp Cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup Granulated sugar
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 2 tsp Vanilla extract
Dairy
  • 1 cup Heavy whipping cream
  • 4 cups Whole milk
Liquids
  • 1 cups Water
Bougatsa - Herbs & Flour

3 · 60 minutes · This simple Greek Bougatsa recipe is so easy to make with store-bought filo dough! Crispy filo layers, a creamy custard filling, a generous dusting of icing sugar and cinnamon make this a delicious breakfast or dessert.

10 ingredients

Ingredients
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 3/4 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup semolina (fine)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 7 sheets filo (about 1/3 package)
  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • icing sugar (for dusting)
  • cinnamon (for dusting)
Greek Desserts We Love & Recommend

While Greek food is world-renowned for its spiced meats and hearty mains, Greek desserts are one of this iconic cuisine's lesser-known delights. These treats are packed with rich, sweet flavors, fruity notes, and multi-layered textures

Baklava Recipe-How to make the BEST Honey Baklava

77 · 70 minutes · My family’s secret baklava recipe combines layers of honey-soaked crisp phyllo pastry and a cinnamon-scented nut mixture with pistachios, walnuts, and hazelnut. Baklava is the perfect make-ahead dessert because it’s even better the next day! Be sure to read through for tips and watch the video to make it.

13 ingredients

Condiments
  • 1 cup Honey
  • 1 Lemon, juice of
Baking & Spices
  • 1 tbsp Cinnamon, ground
  • 1 large pinch Cloves, ground
  • 5 Cloves, whole
  • 1 tbsp Orange extract
  • 1 16-oz package Phyllo dough
  • 1 cup Sugar
Nuts & Seeds
  • 6 oz Hazelnuts
  • 6 oz Pistachios
  • 6 oz Walnuts
Dairy
  • 16 tbsp 1 1/2 to 2 sticks of unsalted butter
Liquids
  • 1 cup Water