Mom’s New Noodle Kugel

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By Richard Sax

Published 1994

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Years before everyone started to wring their hands over cholesterol, my mother was cutting back on butter and substituting yogurt for sour cream in baking. Here’s her basic noodle pudding.


  • ¾ cup raisins
  • 3 tablespoons amaretto
  • 1 pound


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F, with a rack in the center. Butter a 13-×-9-inch baking dish; set aside. In a small bowl, soak the raisins in the amaretto.
  2. Cook the noodles in the boiling water until just