Noodle Kugel

Kugel finds its way into all sorts of traditional Jewish feasts, and with good reason. The versatile dish works as a breakfast option, a dessert or a tea-time snack. A 9 x 13 in. baking dish is standard, although muffin tins or other forms of individual serving dishes make kugel every bit as, if not more, delightful.


1/2 lb. wide egg noodles

6 eggs

1/4 cup sugar

1 lb. cottage cheese

1/2 stick cream cheese

1/4 cup milk

1 pint of sour cream

1/4 lb. melted butter

1 cup raisins

1 tsp. vanilla


8 oz. corn flakes

1/4 lb. melted butter

1 cup brown sugar

1. Preheat oven to 350 F.

2. Butter a 9 x 13 in. baking dish.

3. Boil the egg noodles per instructions on package.

4. Drain and rinse under cold water.

5. Beat sugar and eggs together.

6. Mash cream cheese and milk.

7. Combine noodles in bowl with all ingredients to coat well.

8. Mix well and put into a baking dish.

9. Crumble the corn flakes in a plastic bag or by hand.

10. Add the brown sugar and melted butter and mix till blended all over.

11. Spread the mixture over the kugel.

12. Bake for 45 minutes or until the mix is crispy on top and edges are golden brown.


Easy-to-Bake Honey Cake

There is no Rosh Hashanah without some honey. And because the Jewish New Year is still observed during Yom Kippur, this cake is an appropriate addition to the break fast menu. The preparation of honeyed cuisine for the Jewish New Year symbolizes an aspiration for a sweet year. This tasty honey cake is not only parve, but also offers a unique cinnamon flavor.

3 eggs

1 cup sugar

1/2 cup honey

3/4 cup orange juice

1/2 cup oil

1 3/4 cup self-rising flour

1 tsp. cinnamon

1 tsp. vanilla extract


1. Preheat oven to 355 F.

2. Beat eggs in a bowl or an electric mixer. Slowly add sugar and continue to beat mixture until very thick.

3. Continue to beat mixture while adding orange juice, honey and oil.

4. Mix cinnamon and sugar in a separate bowl.

5. Pour half of egg mixture into a pan, spread the cinnamon-sugar mixture on top and cover with other half of egg-mixture.

6. Bake for 45 minutes.