Fruity - Lokshenpudding (Kugel)

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Pets'R'us

We love this sweet kugel! I buy the vermicelli for this in a little Turkish grocery store, I don't know or you will have to add more milk if you should substitute the vermicelli for broader noodles.

Top Review by chia

i had my doubts when making this, i never cook the pasta in milk. and after i let it sit for a few minutes it was all absorbed. but it came out delicious, a wonderful dairy kugel

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 450 ml milk
  • 4 ounces very fine vermicelli
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 12 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • some freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 orange, zest of, grated
  • 1 lemon, zest of, grated
  • 2 ounces white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon melted butter
  • 3 ounces no soak ready to eat dried apricots, chopped
  • 3 ounces mix of other no soak ready to eat dried fruit, like raisins, dates, prunes, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons sliced almonds

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Bring the milk to the boil on a medium heat, then add the vermicelli, keep stirring and take of the heat when about half of the milk is absorbed, put aside but give it a stir now and then.
  3. Whisk the eggs together with the salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, the zests and the sugar, add the melted butter and the fruits, and then add the vermicelli, mixing everything together.
  4. Put this in a greased oven dish, scatter the almonds over it and bake for 25 to 30 minutes.
  5. Take the dish out of the oven, leave to stand for a few minutes and serve.

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