Fruit Cocktail Kugel

(10 servings)

  • 1 15-ounce can fruit cocktail in heavy syrup
  • half of a 1-pound package of medium or wide egg noodles
  • 6 large eggs - beaten
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 16 ounces cottage cheese
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon + 2 Tablespoons sugar - for topping
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup raisins (optional)
Cook the noodles according to the package directions. Once tender, run cool water through the noodles in a strainer to remove extra starch. Drain and transfer to a large bowl.

Add the eggs and sugar to the noodles. Mix gently but mix well. Add the cottage cheese, sour cream and fruit cocktail (including about 1/2 of the syrup in the can). Mix well.

Transfer mixture to a large greased lasagna pan (about 9 x 13). Sprinkle the top evenly with cinnamon and sugar. If desired, scatter a handful of raisins over the top.

Bake at 350 degrees for 50 to 60 minutes or until completely set. Cover the kugel with foil halfway through the cooking time so the top doesn't over crisp.

You can modify this recipe by using other canned fruits. Try adding a big handful of raisins too.

Mr Breakfast would like to thank BobbyJ for this recipe.

Recipe number 2702. Submitted 12/11/2009.