Ten Desserts You Must Make This Christmas and a Giveaway

Christmas sweets

Οι συνταγές και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος των αναρτήσεων!

Christmas is the season when all of us put away our reservations or our diets and we let ourselves indulge in the sweet pleasure of Christmas desserts. I personally love making beautiful, elegant desserts for my family and my friends. I gathered here some traditional Greek sweets we make for Christmas along with some special ones from the international patisserie scene for you to pick.

If you want something out of the ordinary this year I highly recommend you to try one of these sweet choices that will not only please you and your family, but they will also have your guests rave about them for days.


Diples 1b

Kourabiedes (Christmas Butterry Cookies)

Kourabiedes 1a

Dark Chocolate Torte with Strawberry Jell

Dark Chocolate Torte 6b

Little Chocolate Baklava Bites

Chocolate Baklava 8a

Chestnut Chocolate Mousse Torte

Chestnut Chocolate Torte 3a

Chocolate Mont Blanc

Chocolate Mont Blanc 3a

All Time Classic Creme Caramel

Creme Caramel 1a

Peppermint Laced Chocolate Mousse Torte

Peppermint Chocolate Torte 2





Chocolate Parfait

Chocolate Parfait 2a



As I promised I also have a giveaway for you. This time are books. Two books from Myrsini Lambraki one for cooking with herbs and the other for cooking with olive oil for two followers of the blog living abroad and two booklets one from Myrsini Lambraki with traditional Christmas recipes and another one from Lamia’s  Folklore Museum  with local recipes for my visitors from Greece. Just leave a comment and who knows you might be the lucky winner! Giveaway is open until Thursday  17th of December midnight Greek time and it is worldwide!




52 Responses to Ten Desserts You Must Make This Christmas and a Giveaway

  1. mjskitchen says:

    Oh my goodness! What an awesome collection of holiday sweets!!! Actually, these are not just the holidays. :) Pinning so I can try some of these throughout the year!
    Hope you and your family have a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!!

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  3. Sonia Pap says:

    Oh dear! Τι πάθαμε μεσημεριάτικα με τέτοιες αμαρτίες! Η μία καλύτερη από την άλλη!

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  5. Very nice blog and recipes…

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  9. Wow! These desserts look delicious! Each dessert looks better than another, my mouth is watering…i want to try them all!!

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  11. Όλες οι συνταγές μία και μία Κατερίνα μου .Καλές γιορτές σε όλους και ευχαριστούμε για τα βιβλία <3

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  13. nipponnin says:

    Gorgeous desserts! Wow! Amazing!

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  15. Narinder Chana says:

    The Peppermint Laced Chocolate Mousse Torte looks great.

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  17. Ola says:

    As always, eager to win:)

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  19. Kate says:

    That chocolate torte is so striking!

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  21. I so enjoy your lovely website! Wishing you and yours love, peace and blessings in the new year!

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  23. Sissi says:

    Thank you so much for inspiration! We all need some ideas for Christmas… and these sweet treats look all fantastic! (I’m actually making your chocolate marquise this year: it has become an obligatory dessert for Christmas and everyone loves it! Thank you so much for sharing this wonderful recipe; I always think about you when making it and of course eating it 😉 ).

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  25. These are lovely. I’d really enjoy almost any of these! I especially like the Chocolate Mousse Cake.

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  27. Richard Hicks says:

    Would all make great treats for a party

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  29. Beth says:

    Oh my – they all look beautiful, but the diples are stunning! I’d love to try those.
    And since I was the lucky winner of your last contest, I’ll sit this one out!

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  31. Kelly says:

    These look so delicious. I’d like to make the chocolate baklava.

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  33. Sabina says:

    All the recepies are fenomenal

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  35. Susan says:

    The holidays are for sweet indulgences and these all look wonderful!

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  37. Paris says:

    Τέλεια γλυκά για τέλεια Χριστούγεννα

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  39. You have such a gift with desserts, all look wonderful but the least familiar one to me, the one I would like to try,is the Diples. great books!

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  41. Margaret White says:

    The tiramisu was phenomenal! Would love to win the cookbooks. I so enjoy your website.

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  43. Eeny, Meeny, Miny, Mo comes to mind as I look at all of your gorgeous desserts. I would be happy to indulge in any of them. Preferably, ALL of them!

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  45. Amazing holiday treats, I want them all…

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  47. Karen says:

    Ahhh, creme caramel. Christmas dessert solved!

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  49. Sandra Slack says:

    Awesome cookbooks. Thanks for the chance to win them.

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  51. Diane says:

    A stunning collection of amazing desserts! Any one of these would be a holiday show stopper! Pinning!

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  53. Stephanie Liske says:

    I would love to win!

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  55. Sandra says:

    The chocolate tart with jell is so unique! What a beautiful dessert it would be to share during the holidays!

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  57. Glad to see this giveaway at the close of the year. I hope to win a copy of the herbs book so that I do more effective cooking at home. Happy Holidays!

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  59. susan smoaks says:

    I am excited to see if I win. Thank you for the giveaway.

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  61. Tricia G says:

    The chocolate parfait looks delish!

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  63. You had me at “diples” koukla mou!!

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  65. Karenann says:

    Every dessert featured looks so amazing and delicious! The tiramisu looks so delicious! Definitely my favorite!

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  67. Wow, these all look so good! I’ve go my eye especially on those little chocolate baklava bites, I need to make some soon!

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  69. Βασω Γιαννοπουλου says:

    πολυ ομορφες προτασεις για τις γιορτες.ευχαριστουμε για το δωρο καλες γιορτες

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  71. Phew! Heavenly looking desserts! I think I gained 5 lbs drooling over each of them!! :)

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  73. I could “throw a dart” and be happy with any of these. So any one who bakes can bake one for me. Thank you! 😉

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  75. Jessica says:

    Oh my goodness! I’ll take any of these with chocolate in them! Or that cream caramel! YUM!

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  77. tcmaryf says:

    lovely desserts, but then a collection with such amazing chocolate desserts must top the list. Love the cookbooks with two of my fav ingredients, olive oil and all types of herbs

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  79. Σπυριδούλα says:

    Ολα τα γλυκά είναι τέλεια Κατερίνα μου…καλές γιορτές με υγεία!!!!!

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  81. ΜΑΡΙΑ Χ. says:

    Υπέροχες συνταγές και υπέροχα δώρα!! Ευχαριστούμε πολύ!! Καλές γιορτές με υγεία!!

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  83. soula says:

    Καλές γιορτές!

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  85. Pam says:

    I would be happy with any, all, of these on my dessert table! The chocoholics here would be thrilled. First, I want to try the Peppermint Laced Chocolate Mousse Torte. Yum! Thanks for the recipes, Katerina!

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  87. Efi Bliatsiou says:

    Ολα είναι υπέροχα και λσχταριστά!!!

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  89. Vita says:

    Υπέροχα γλυκά, υπέροχα βιβλία Κατερίνα!

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  91. LydiaF says:

    I would be more than happy to eat any and everyone of those luscious desserts!

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  93. Labrini Giannopoulou says:

    Πολύ όμορφες οι προτάσεις σου Κατερίνα μου!Καλές γιορτές με υγεία και πολλές επιτυχίες σε ότι κάνεις!

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  95. Άκρως ενδιαφέρουσες προτάσεις! Σίγουρα θα τις φτιάξω. Γεια στα χερια σου. Σε ευχαριστουμε πολύ για το giveaway!
    Καλό Σαββατοκύριακο :)

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  97. HelenD says:

    Great deserts for the holiday season! Would love to try the chocolate baklava bites.Thank you for sharing.
    Happy Holidays!

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  99. Zoe says:

    Greetings from Australia! I absolutely love herbs and have an abundance in my garden: parsley, mint, oregano, sage, thyme, rosemary. I keep creating the same dishes. Would love to create something different, maybe herbs and dessert!

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  101. Ξανθή says:

    Πολύ ωραίες όλες οι επιλογές σου Κατερίνα.
    Καλές γιορτές με Υγεία και Αγάπη!!

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  103. What an amazing collection of sweet recipes! That chocolate mousse cake is my favourite.

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