Greek Orange Pie (Portokalopita)

Bursting with the sunny essence of fresh oranges, this dessert is a perfect balance of sweet and tangy. The combination of a crisp, buttery crust and the luscious orange filling will transport your taste buds to the Mediterranean coast.
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Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Course Dessert Recipes
Cuisine Greek
Servings 8 servings
Calories 280 kcal


For the Crust:

  • cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, cold and cubed
  • ¼ cup powdered sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2-3 tablespoons ice water

For the Filling:

  • 3 large oranges, zested and juiced
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • ½ cup Greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch


  • Combine the flour, powdered sugar, and salt in a mixing bowl. Cut in the butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Mix in the ice water gradually until the dough comes together. Shape into a disc, wrap in plastic, and chill for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Roll out the chilled dough on a floured surface and line a pie dish. Trim any excess and crimp the edges.
  • In a bowl, whisk eggs and sugar until pale. Add orange zest, juice, yogurt, olive oil, and cornstarch. Whisk until smooth.
  • Gently pour the filling into the prepared crust.
  • Place the pie on a baking sheet and bake for 40-45 minutes or until the filling is set and the top is golden.
  • Allow the pie to cool on a wire rack. Slice and serve with a dollop of Greek yogurt or a sprinkle of powdered sugar.

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