Wondering what the best Greek desserts are? From the famous baklava of Cyprus to the tasty galaktoboureko of Crete, Greek dessert recipes are traditional favorites that tantalize the taste buds. Here are 19+ of the BEST Greek dessert recipes to try!
There are many popular Greek desserts that are well-known for their delicious taste and unique flavors.
These traditional desserts offer the perfect sweet treat, combining a deep and nuanced history with a decadent and delicious flavor. Whether you’re exploring recipes of your own or seeking out a local Greek bakery, it’s never been easier to enjoy the sweet taste of Greek desserts.
Below are some classic Greek dessert recipes that you may or may not have tried. They’re all decadent, delicious, and loved worldwide!
The BEST Greek Desserts to Try!
How to Make Ahead and Store
Many of these recipes can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for a few days or even in the freezer. Simply check the individual recipes for full storing instructions and details on how to make ahead.
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Did you Make Any of These Classic Recipes?
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PS – Don’t forget about these 30+ tasty Greek side dishes too!
19+ EASY Greek Dessert Recipes
- Greek Orange Phyllo Cake (Portokalopita)
- Ekmek Kataifi
- Loukoumades – Greek Doughnuts
- Kourabiedes – Greek Christmas Cookies
- Greek Walnut Cake with Sweet Syrup – Karidopita
- Rizogalo – Greek Rice Pudding
- Turkish Cake – Revani
- Diples – Fried Pastry With Honey Syrup And Walnuts
- Greek Filo Custard Pie
- Amygdalota – Almond Cookies
- Old Fashioned Chocolate Cake -Sokolatopita
- Fanouropita (A Cake for Lost Things)
- Ravani (Greek Semolina Cake)
- Kataifi – Greek Nut and Honey Pastry Rolls
- Melomakarona – Greek Honey Christmas Cookies
- Galaktoboureko – Greek Custard Pie
- Greek Yogurt with Honey & Nuts
- Sfakianopita – Cretan Cheese Pie With Nuts And Honey
- Choose your favorite greek dessert.
- Gather the necessary ingredients.
- Enjoy a tasty Greek inspired dessert at home!