Greek Desserts

Revani

In Greek Desserts On May 13, 2008 3 Comments

Revani – Semolina and Almond Cake This syrupy semolina and almond cake is surprisingly light and easy to make. It is very popular throughout Greece and always available in most pastry shops. Enjoy this easy Greek dessert recipe! Preparation: Combine 1 1/3 cups of the sugar with the cold water in a saucepan and simmer […]

Galaktoboureko

In Greek Desserts On January 27, 2008 2 Comments

Galaktoboureko – Custard Pies This classic Greek dessert can be found throughout Greece and is widely available in bakeries, pastry shops and snack bars. Preparation: To make the Custard: Put the milk in a saucepan. Bring to a boil slowly, then remove from the heat. Beat the eggs and sugar together in a bowl until […]

Rizogalo

In Greek Desserts On January 6, 2008 2 Comments

Rizogalo – Greek Rice Pudding This creamy, sweet dish is another favorite Greek pudding recipe, widely available in Greek pastry shops. One of my favorite Greek Dessert recipes! Preparation: Place the milk in a saucepan and simmer over low heat for 5 minutes. Add the rice, cinnamon stick and lemon zest, and simmer for 15 […]

Loukoumades

In Greek Desserts On December 10, 2007 0 Comments

Loukoumades – Doughnut Honey Puffs In Greece, loukoumades are commonly spiced with clove and cinnamon in a honey syrup and can be sprinkled lightly with powdered sugar. Enjoy this easy Greek dessert recipe! Preparation: Dissolve the yeast in 1/2 cup lukewarm water. Mix the flour with the salt in a deep bowl. Make a well […]

Melomakarona

In Greek Desserts On November 23, 2007 1 Comment

Melomakarona – Honeyed Biscuits A Christmas and New Year festive favorite in all Greek households, these spicy cookies are also called Phoenikia after the Phoenicians, who are said to have introduced them into Greece. Enjoy this easy Greek dessert recipe! Preparation: To make the syrup: Place the honey, sugar, water and lemon juice in a […]

Karidopita

In Greek Desserts On October 11, 2007 0 Comments

Walnut Cake Preparation: Cream the butter. Beat in the eggs, alternating with 1/2 cup of the sugar. Add the milk, walnuts, cloves, cinnamon, brandy and finally the flour, which has been sifted together with the baking powder. Butter a bakin pan and sprinkle the rusk crumbs in the bottom. Pour in the batter and bake […]

Tsoureki

In Greek Desserts On August 14, 2007 0 Comments

Tsoureki – Greek Easter Bread This famous festive Greek Easter bread can be shaped a variety of ways. The most common loaf braids 3 ropes and adds red-dye eggs. The braids are symbolic of the Holy Trinity; the eggs, of the blood of Christ and fertility. Preparation: Place the milk in a small saucepan and […]

Baklava

In Greek Desserts, Greek Recipes On May 8, 2007 1 Comment

The famous Baklava Greek recipe! Preparation Chop the walnuts to medium fine and mix with 1 cup sugar, 1/4 tsp ground Cinnamon and 1/4 tsp ground Cloves. Melt the butter. Cut the Fillo in half so that each sheet fits the bottom of the Baking Pan. Generously butter the bottom and sides of the baking […]

Greek Almond Cookies – Amigdalota Yemata

In Greek Desserts On January 21, 2007 0 Comments

Greek: Αμυγδαλωτά γεμάτα Preparation: Mix with a blender the sugar with the almond kernel. Gradually add the rosewater and continue mixing until the mixture becomes a unified pulp. Shape the mixture into different shapes coat with icing sugar and serve. This sweet is usually served with ouzo in Lesvos island. Enjoy this Greek Dessert recipe!