Cinnamon Raisin Noodle Kugel Recipe

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Cinnamon Raisin Noodle Kugel Recipe

[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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  • Yield:serves 12
  • Active time: 10 minutes
  • Total time:1 hour 20 minutes


  • 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.