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Greek Lemon Cake

Greek Lemon Cake

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"This cake recipe features lemon zest, lemon juice, and yogurt to achieve a very lovely and light Greek-style cake." — by Carol 
Greek Butter Cookies

Greek Butter Cookies

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"When I was little I used to live next to a Greek family, who would make these cookies year round, and give tins of them to neighbors around Christmas." — by GODGIFU 
Greek Honey Cake

Greek Honey Cake

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"The flavors of orange zest and lemon permeate this cake, which is loaded with walnuts and soaked in a honey syrup." — by RUMOUR 
Galaktoboureko

Galaktoboureko

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"This is a recipe that my mom got from a coworker and would make regularly when I was young. Galaktoboureko is a traditional Greek dessert made with a custard in a crispy phyllo pastry shell. After all these years it is still a family favorite. I hope that everyone enjoys it as much as we do." — by GAPGIRL 
Vaselopita - Greek New Years Cake

Vaselopita - Greek New Years Cake

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"Traditional Greek New Years Day bread. Served as a coffee cake for breakfast. Also the person who receives the quarter inside gets good luck for 1 year!" — by Paul Menikos 
Baklava

Baklava

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"This Near Eastern pastry is made of many layers of paper-thin dough with a filling usually of honey and ground nuts. If you like honey, you'll probably like Baklava." — by Karsta 
Semolina Pudding

Semolina Pudding

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"A sweet stovetop confection made with milk, sugar, semolina, butter, and a hint of cinnamon." — by GORGO 
Vasilopita

Vasilopita

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"This is our family's New Year's cake. A coin is baked in the cake, and the person who finds the coin in their slice is has good luck for the year; they also get a prize." — by Diane 
Loukoumades

Loukoumades

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"These little yeast-risen dough puffs are deep-fried to a golden brown, then drizzled with honey syrup and sprinkled with cinnamon. They're popular all around the Mediterranean, especially in Greece, and are beloved as a Hanukkah treat among Sephardic Jews." — by JOANNA 
Frozen Greek Yogurt

Frozen Greek Yogurt

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"Cold, smooth, and refreshing, frozen Greek yogurt with minted honey is the perfect dessert for a warm summer evening." — by Beckerkorn 
Honey Pie from Sifnos

Honey Pie from Sifnos

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"This is an Aegean cheesecake prepared with honey and unsalted mizithra or ricotta cheese. These cakes are usually prepared during the Easter festivities in the Cycladic islands, especially in Sifnos and Ios." — by Alexandra S. 
Greek Egg Biscuits

Greek Egg Biscuits

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"A delicate, braided cookie perfect with coffee or tea." — by Nico 
Greek Easter Cookies from Smyrna

Greek Easter Cookies from Smyrna

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"These buttery cookies are rich with egg yolks and milk, flavored with fresh lemon zest." — by Rosina 
Finikia

Finikia

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"Delicious Greek pastries...probably one of my favorites because of the orange and cinnamon combination. Worth the time they take!" — by DIANALYNN 
Milk Pie, Galatoboureko

Milk Pie, Galatoboureko

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"Galataboureko is a sweet Greek treat made with a semolina custard layered into phyllo dough, and soaked with a simple lemon syrup." — by Kenmore featured chef, Cat Cora 
Incredible Watermelon Pie

Incredible Watermelon Pie

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"Watermelon pie with a sesame seed crust. This is a traditional Greek recipe. When I first heard of it, I was very reluctant to try something so strange. After tasting it, it turned into one of the family's favorite desserts. And it is very easy to make! Sprinkle with a little extra cinnamon before serving if you wish." — by Aggeliki 
Koulourakia I

Koulourakia I

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"They are very good. Like shortbread, but not as sweet with sesame seeds..." — by Jennifer 
Grecian Baklava

Grecian Baklava

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"Crispy phyllo layers surround a walnut filling in this sticky sweet Greek treat!" — by schwintosky 
Kourambiathes (Greek Cookies)

Kourambiathes (Greek Cookies)

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"A traditional Greek shortbread cookie. Adds a good flavor to any holiday!" — by Becky Marti 
Kourabiedes I

Kourabiedes I

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"This recipe uses brandy and almonds to make buttery Greek-style crescent-shaped cookies." — by Ceil Wallace 
 
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