Grandma Dora’s Noodle Kugel

Grandma Dora’s Noodle Kugel
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Grandma Dora’s Noodle Kugel
Aaron Rezny

Grandma Dora’s Noodle Kugel

Kugel is a traditional Jewish casserole, normally made with egg noodles or potatoes and fresh cheese like farmer’s cheese or cream cheese, and can be made sweet or savory depending on additions like cinnamon and raisins. Recipe courtesy of Eating Delancey: A Celebration of Jewish Food.

4
Servings
726
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Pound flat egg noodles
  • 3 eggs
  • 8 Ounces sour cream
  • 5 Ounces cream cheese
  • 1/3 Cup raisins
  • 1/4 Pound butter
  • 1/2 Cup sugar
  • 1/4 Teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Cinnamon
  • 8 ounces pot cheese (optional)

Directions

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

Boil the noodles and drain.

Mix the eggs, sour cream, cream cheese, raisins, butter, sugar, vanilla, and pot cheese if using. Add to the noodles.

Pour into a buttered 8-by-8-inch baking dish. Top with the some cinnamon. Cook at 375 degrees F for 1 hour. Cool. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
42g
60%
Sugar
18g
20%
Saturated Fat
18g
75%
Cholesterol
96mg
32%
Carbohydrate, by difference
74g
57%
Protein
16g
35%
Vitamin A, RAE
224µg
32%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
1mg
1%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
5µg
6%
Calcium, Ca
150mg
15%
Choline, total
38mg
9%
Fiber, total dietary
6g
24%
Fluoride, F
5µg
0%
Folate, total
77µg
19%
Iron, Fe
4mg
22%
Magnesium, Mg
46mg
14%
Niacin
4mg
29%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
313mg
45%
Selenium, Se
21µg
38%
Sodium, Na
627mg
42%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
1µg
7%
Water
139g
5%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Noodle Kugel Shopping Tip

If you're looking for a smoother texture in your finished product, try using confectioners' sugar (also known as 10x sugar) instead of granulated sugar.

Noodle Kugel Cooking Tip

Allow the baked product to cool prior to slicing into it. This will help keep it intact.