Cinnamon Raisin Noodle Kugel

[Photograph: Carrie Vasios]

Kugel is a noodle pudding that can be sweet or savory. This version is sweet, with lots of cinnamon and raisins, making it the perfect breakfast (and break fast) dish.

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Cinnamon Raisin Noodle Kugel

About This Recipe

Yield:serves 12
Active time:10 minutes
Total time:1 hour 20 minutes
Special equipment:9 x 13-inch baking dish, whisk
This recipe appears in: Wake and Bake: Cinnamon Raisin Noodle Kugel


  • 1 pound wide egg noodles
  • 7 eggs
  • 1/2 cup (3.5 ounces) sugar
  • 16 ounces cottage cheese
  • 16 ounces sour cream
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup raisins


  1. 1

    Adjust oven rack to middle position and preheat the oven to 350°F. Butter a 9 x 13-inch baking dish.

  2. 2

    Bring a large pot of water to a boil and parboil noodles until al dente, 4-5 minutes; drain and set aside. In a large bowl, whisk together eggs and sugar until smooth. Whisk in cottage cheese, sour cream, and butter until combined.

  3. 3

    Add cinnamon, salt, and raisins to mixture and stir with a wooden spoon to combine. Stir in noodles. Pour mixture into prepared baking dish and smooth top. Bake until top is golden and pudding is set, about 1 hour.


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