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Baklava

Baklava

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"Baklava uses phyllo dough stacked with honey and nuts to make a sweet Mediterranean dessert that everyone will love." — by NEONWILLIE 
Easy Baklava

Easy Baklava

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"Phyllo dough is layered with butter, cinnamon and nuts and baked, then topped with a honey syrup and allowed to cool before eating." — by ARVILLALAR 
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 II

Baklava II

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"This is my delicious recipe for baklava. I have been asked by several of my Turkish friends to share the recipe and I have been told that cinnamon adds a nice touch." — by PRENSES 
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 
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 
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 
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. 
Baklava I

Baklava I

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"Ground walnuts are sweetened with sugar and cinnamon and baked in phyllo, then doused in a simple syrup -- no honey in this baklava!" — by ESHEEN 
Greek Egg Biscuits

Greek Egg Biscuits

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"A delicate, braided cookie perfect with coffee or tea." — by Nico 
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 
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 
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 
Pistachio Hazelnut Baklava

Pistachio Hazelnut Baklava

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"Finely chopped pistachios and hazelnuts are layered in buttery phyllo and soaked with a honey syrup for this classic dessert." — by P1RATA 
 
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