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Lemon Noodle Kugel Recipe

Lemon Noodle Kugel Recipe

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. —Romaine Smith, Garden Grove, Iowa
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 55 min. + standing YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 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 lemon extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  • 1. Cook noodles according to package directions; drain and return to the pan. Toss with butter; set aside.
  • 2. In a large bowl, beat the eggs, sour cream, cottage cheese, milk, 3/4 cup sugar and extracts until well blended. Stir in noodles.
  • 3. Transfer to a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Combine cinnamon and remaining sugar; sprinkle over noodle mixture.
  • 4. 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.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.