Spatula Kalambakas is a sponge cake with nuts, which is then moistened with a light syrup and topped with pastry cream, walnuts and cinnamon.
Greek traditional desserts
The Greek New Year’s Cake called “Vassilopita” is a cake with a coin in it. This year I made a Grand Marnier Vassilopita topped with White Chocolate glaze. It’s easy to make and so aromatic.
Glyko Portokali (orange fruit preserve) is one of the most popular Greek preserves. The traditional way of making “glyko portokali”, is by using the peels making them into rolls whereas this one uses the whole fruit.
Pastelli, sometimes written “pasteli, with one l”, is one of the healthiest Greek sweets, made with honey and sesame seeds.