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Greek desserts

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Greek desserts. Get inspired and try out new things.
Bougatsa - Herbs & Flour

6 · 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.

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)
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19+ EASY Greek Desserts

Wondering what the best Greek desserts are? From baklava, to galaktoboureko, and more. Here are 19+ of the BEST Greek dessert recipes to try!

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.

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 deep fried golden honey puffs are like a Greek doughnut. Called loukoumades in Greek, they're light and airy and sweet, making them a perfect dessert. Sprinkle them with a bit of powdered sugar and pile them up on a platter for a dessert buffet. #CulturedTable #dessert #GreekFood #GreekDoughnuts #Loukoumades #doughnut

23 · 45 minutes · These deep fried golden honey puffs are like a Greek doughnut. Called loukoumades in Greek, they're light and airy and sweet, making them a perfect dessert. Sprinkle them with a bit of powdered sugar and pile them up on a platter for a dessert buffet. #CulturedTable #dessert #GreekFood #GreekDoughnuts #Loukoumades #doughnut

Ingredients

Refrigerated
  • 3 Eggs
Condiments
  • 1/2 cup Honey
Baking & Spices
  • 2 packets 4 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 4 cups All purpose flour
  • 1 Cinnamon
  • 1 Powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 Oil
Dairy
  • 1/3 cup Butter
  • 1/2 cup Milk
Liquids
  • 1 1/2 cup Water
Meyer Lemon Greek Butter Cookies {Kourabiedes}

Greek Butter Cookies are an easy kourabiedes recipe with a refreshing citrus twist. They're perfect for your holiday baking!

Easy Baklava Recipe- 15 Minute Bites

155 · 20 minutes · A spin on the traditional Greek favorite, these baklava bites are made easy in phyllo shells with the sweet mixture we know and love.

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
Melopita | Crustless Greek Honey & Cheese Pie

25 · 55 minutes · Try my recipe for melopita, the honey and cheese pie from Sifnos. This traditional Greek recipe is essentially a crustless cheesecake, but without all the fuss - there's no water bath or fancy equipment required, not even a stand mixer!

Ingredients

Refrigerated
  • 3 Eggs
Condiments
  • 160 ml Honey
Baking & Spices
  • 1 tbsp Cinnamon, ground
  • 1 tbsp Corn starch
  • 1 tbsp Vanilla extract
Dairy
  • 600 g Ricotta cheese, fresh
20 Traditional Greek Desserts

History, season, and place are the defining factors of Greek desserts. All of Greek cuisine is influenced by neighboring countries to the east, such as

The perfect dessert. Buttery Phyllo filled with sweet custard then drizzled with honey syrup. #greekdesserts #desserts #greekrecipes #phyllo #dimitrasdishes

74 · The perfect dessert. Buttery Phyllo filled with sweet custard then drizzled with honey syrup. #greekdesserts #desserts #greekrecipes #phyllo #dimitrasdishes

Ingredients

Produce
  • 1 Orange, Juice of
Refrigerated
  • 1 Egg yolk
  • 2 Eggs, whole
Condiments
  • 1 cup Honey
Baking & Spices
  • 1 Cinnamon, Ground
  • 1 tbsp Cornstarch
  • 2 1/2 cup Granulated sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 cup Semolina flour
  • 2 tsp Vanilla extract, pure
Bread & Baked Goods
  • 1 lb Phyllo pastry
Dairy
  • 1/2 lb Butter, unsalted
  • 3 cups Whole milk
Liquids
  • 2 cups Water
Other
  • Zest of a small orange
Sokolatina - Chocolate Custard Cake - Real Greek Recipes

55 · Soft airy and feathery, made with cocoa instead of chocolate this Chocolate Custard Cake is going to amaze you!

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

Watch popular Greek desserts videos

Milopita is a Greek dessert - an apple cake made with apples, olive oil and yogurt. Scented with the heady aroma of cinnamon — I indulge you in enjoying a slice for breakfast or as an afternoon treat.
Greeks love food and so do we. That is why we took a food tour to find the best places to eat in Athens and to try out traditional dishes. This is our Athens food guide to eat like a local, including Soutzoukakia, traditional snacks and Greek desserts.
Portokalopita is a Greek orange pie made with the unusual combination of dried filo sheets and zesty oranges. Serve it with a scoop of ice cream for a fantastic Greek dessert.
Learn how to make this portokalopita in my detailed recipe tutorial.  A delcious orange pie made with dried filo sheets.  Full recipe and instructions on my blog #portokalopita #portokalopitarecipe