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Milopita: Greek Apple Pie

Milopita is a fabulously tasty Greek apple pie.

Milopita is a fabulously tasty Greek apple pie.

What Is Milopita?

Milopita is a traditional Greek apple pie dessert. There are many different recipes for this pastry, but this particular one is my own. It can be prepared quickly, which is good because I guarantee it will disappear fast!

This dessert pairs perfectly with yogurt or ice cream. In Greece, many people enjoy eating milopita for breakfast, as well.



Cook Time

Prep timeCook timeReady inYields

30 min

30 min

1 hour

10 to 12 servings


For the cake:

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon clove powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger powder
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup crystal white sugar
  • 1 capsule vanilla

For the apples filling:

  • 2 large or 3 small apples, sliced
  • 6 tablespoons white or brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup black raisins
  • Powdered sugar, to sprinkle on top
  • 1 tablespoon butter


  1. Grease a 28-cm round nonstick pan with butter. Directly in the pan, add 3 tablespoons sugar, the sliced apples, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, 3 tablespoons sugar, and the raisins.
  2. In a bowl, combine the flour, cinnamon, ginger, vanilla, clove, and baking powder. Continue adding the rest of the ingredients and keep stirring until you have a thick mixture.
  3. Pour the mixture on top of the apples and put the pan in the oven at 170 to 175°C for about 30 minutes.
  4. When the apple pie cools down, turn it upside down on a plate and sprinkle powdered sugar on top.

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