Gourmet Noodle Kugel (Base Recipe & Exotic Add Ins)

Recipe by Kevin Simon
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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 8-12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    (12 ounce) package x-wide noodles (cooked al dente)
  • 1
    (8 ounce) package light cream cheese
  • 1
    (8 ounce) container nonfat vanilla yogurt or (8 ounce) container fat free sour cream
  • 3
    eggs (or equiv. egg substitute)
  • 1
    cup sugar (or equiv substitute)
  • 1 12
    teaspoons vanilla
  • 2
    tablespoons flour
  • Now that you have the base let the fun begin
  • KUGEL TROPICALE
  • 2
    teaspoons coconut flavoring
  • 1
    (16 ounce) can tropical mixed fruit cocktail (drained)
  • 1
    (16 ounce) can pineapple, drained (tidbits or crushed)
  • 1
    (16 ounce) can drained mangoes, cut in pieces
  • top with shredded coconut (optional)
  • DEATH BY KUGEL
  • 1
    cup mini chocolate chip
  • for chocolate raspberry add 4-6 oz rasberry syrup
  • for chocolate almond add 2 tsp almond extract
  • AS AMERICAN AS APPLE KUGEL
  • 2 -3
    apples, cored peeled and sliced
  • 2
    teaspoons apple pie spice
  • 12
    cup chopped pecans
  • 12
  • PINA KUGELADA
  • 1
    (16 ounce) can drained pineapple (chunks or tidbits)
  • 1
    cup spiced rum, I like to soak the noodles in Rum an hour or 2 tablespoons coconut flavoring
  • top with shredded coconut (optional)
  • AMORETTA DI KUGELANO
  • 1
    cup amaretto liqueur, soak the noodles in Amaretto an hour or 1 cup top with sliced almonds
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DIRECTIONS

  • Blend all base recipe ingredients till smooth then fold in noodles and your 'exotic' variations!
  • Pour into 9"x13" pan sprayed with Pam.
  • Bake at 375F for about 1 hour till golden and firm. The ones containing more liquid (Pina Kugelada or Amoretto di Kugelano) require an additional 10-15 minutes.
  • Allow to set for at least 30 minutes before serving.
  • Serve at either room temp or lightly chilled.
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