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Shared by Mindy Martorana

Sweet Noodle Kugel

Yield: 6 to 8 servingsTime: 1 h 15 min

Sweet Noodle Kugel

Yield: 6 to 8 servingsTime: 1 h 15 min

Family Journey

Chesterfield, CTBrooklyn
Long Island

This recipe was shared by Mindy Martorana. Read more about her family in "In This Interfaith Family, Kugel Is About More Than Just Noodles" and try her recipe for meatballs with tomato sauce.


  • Softened butter to grease pan
  • 1 ½ cups cottage cheese (1-16 ounce container)
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3 eggs
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup red raisins
  • 1-12 ounce package wide egg noodles
Main CoursesDairyEastern Europe


  • Step 1

    Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Preheat the oven to 350ºF and lightly grease a 9 inch pie pan or a 9 x 13 inch rectangular baking pan with butter.

  • Step 2

    Place the cottage cheese, salt, eggs, sugar and vanilla into a large mixing bowl. Whisk until the mixture is smooth and combined well. Add the raisins and mix well to distribute. Set aside.

  • Step 3

    Add the noodles to the pot of boiling water. Simmer uncovered for about 5 minutes. Drain the noodles and run them under cold water. Drain the noodles again.

  • Step 4

    Add the drained noodles into the large bowl with the cheese and egg mixture. Gently mix well to coat all the noodles. Transfer the mixture into the baking pan. Cover the pan with aluminum foil and transfer the kugel to the oven and bake for 50 to 60 minutes or until the kugel is lightly browned on top and set in the middle (Remove the aluminum foil half way through baking if the kugel is not browning on top.

  • Step 5

    Serve warm.