Amygdalopita (Greek: Αμυγδαλόπιτα) is an almond cake in Greek cuisine made with ground almonds, flour, butter, eggs and pastry cream.[1] It is one of the most common glyka tapsiou (Greek: γλυκά ταψιού) - dessert dishes like pies and breads baked in baking pans. Other common desserts of this style are galaktoboureko, karydopita and kadaifi.[2]


To make this cake the dry ingredients are slowly folded into creamed butter and sugar, then the eggs are beaten in. The cake is baked in a tray and soaked in simple syrup after its done baking and allowed to cool before it is cut into individual square pieces.

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  1. ^ Mouratoglou, Christina. Mazi: Modern Greek Food. Hachette.
  2. ^ Goldstein, Darra. The Oxford Companion to Sugar and Sweets. p. 310.