Kugel (Apple-Cherry Supreme)

Recipe by Alan Leonetti
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READY IN: 1hr 39mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Peel& core the apples.
  • Cut the apples into quarters& then slice them into 1/4" slices& set aside.
  • Cook the noodles in the milk, cream, wine& a 1/2 cup of the sugar until very soft (about 20 minutes).
  • In a bowl, mix the eggs, egg yolks, sour cream& the remaining 1/4 cup of sugar together.
  • After the noodles are slightly cooled& not piping hot, mix the egg mixture into the noodles with the heat off.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • In another bowl, whisk together the cornstarch, rum, vanilla& apple juice concentrate.
  • In a sautè pan, melt the butter over high heat.
  • When melted, reduce to medium heat.
  • Add the brown sugar& then the apples.
  • Arrange the apple slices so that they are not on top of each other& they are flat.
  • Sautè for 1 minute& then add the rum& apple juice mixture.
  • Cook until somewhat thickened& then stir in the cherries.
  • In a 2 1/2 quart buttered (or sprayed with Pam) casserole, alternate the noodle mixture& the fruit mixture in 5 layers (3 noodle& 2 fruit) beginning& ending with noodle layers.
  • Bake uncovered until the top begins to get brown, about 35 to 45 minutes.
  • Serve topped with sour cream.
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