GREEK TRADITIONAL SWEETS

Melomakarona (Greek Christmas cookie)

  Print Melomakarona Total Time: 2 hours Serving Size: 50-60 pieces Melomakarona is home, melomakarona is Greece! Greek traditional Christmas cookies dipped in a honey-cinnamon syrup. It’s easy to make, easy to bake and very much fun if you make them with your kids. The sweet scent of orange, cinnamon and honey will make your whole neighborhood smell like Christmas. …

Kourabiedes (Greek Christmas Butter-cookie)

  Print Kourabiedes (Greek Christmas Butter-cookie) Total Time: 2 hours Serving Size: 50-60 pieces Greek Christmas butter-almond cookie!! It is heavily snowed by icing sugar and we definitely don’t mind. One bite and you are in love! It literally melts in your mouth and its buttery sweet taste in contrast with roasted almonds is pure magic! Ingredients 1 kilo cow’s …

Vasilopita with white chocolate frosting

  Print Vasilopita with white chocolate frosting Total Time: 5 hours A traditional Greek cake which is served on New Year’s day. It is baked with a coin inside. We share the pieces and whoever finds it in his/her piece is supposed to have good luck all year. Ingredients 500gr farina (self-rising flour) 250gr butter 2 cups granulated sugar 6 …

Tsoureki

      Print Tsoureki Total Time: 9 hours Serving Size: 3 large tsourekia Tsoureki is the best!! It smells and tastes so good. Fluffy and moist with so rich flavor that literally explodes in your mouth! It has this distinct scent of mastiha and mahlepi that you just can’t get enough! It may be a bit hard to make …

Mairy Poppins

  Print Mairy Poppins Total Time: 2 hours Serving Size: 12 pieces If you have Tsoureki leftovers and please make sure you have, this dessert is a must do. You may find yourself making Tsoureki just to make Mairy Poppins! Ingredients 2 small-medium Tsourekia, preferable 3 days old or more, cut in thick slices (3-4 cm) For the syrup 1 …

Coconut semolina cake with lemon syrup

  Print Coconut semolina cake with lemon syrup Total Time: 1 hour Serving Size: 15-20 pices If you love coconut then this is a very simple, quick and delicious moist coconut cake to satisfy your sweet tooth! It will become a favorite! Ingredients 1 cup all purpose flour 1 cup semolina 1 cup butter in room temperature 1 cup sugar …

Greek jam tart (Pasta Flora) with applesauce

  Print Greek jam tart (Pasta Flora) with applesauce Total Time: 50 minutes Serving Size: 12-15 pieces Greek jam tart with applesauce instead of jam, delicious and with much less sugar. As for the tart is the most delicate and buttery tart ever. Ingredients 3 cups all purpose flour 3 ½ cups butter, room temperature 3 κ.σ. sugar 1 teaspoon …

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