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Lemon Noodle Kugel

 Lemon Noodle Kugel
Comforting kugel is a traditional dessert at our family's Polish Christmas Eve supper. Rich with butter, sugar, sour cream and cinnamon, it suits any special-occasion meal.
12 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 55 min. + standing


  • 5 cups uncooked egg noodles
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups (16 ounces) sour cream
  • 2 cups (16 ounces) 4% cottage cheese
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup plus 1-1/2 teaspoons sugar, divided
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Lemon Extract
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  • Cook noodles according to package directions; drain and return to the
  • pan. Toss with butter; set aside.
  • In a large bowl, beat the eggs, sour cream, cottage cheese, milk, 3/4
  • cup sugar and extracts until well blended. Stir in noodles.
  • Transfer to a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  • Combine cinnamon and remaining sugar; sprinkle over noodle mixture.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 55-60 minutes or until a thermometer
  • reads 160°. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting. Serve warm
  • or cold. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 12 servings.

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Lemon Noodle Kugel (continued)

Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.