Noodle Kugel with Fruit and Crumb Topping

Brynie Greisman Recipe By
  • Cook & Prep: 1 h
  • Serving: 15
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An old-time favorite with a new twist. This kugel, crowned with alternate stripes of crumbs and a variety of fruit pie filling, makes a striking presentation. I prepared one for the photo shoot and had to make another one because everyone who was in the house or happened to pop into the house took “just a sliver” and that was the end of it all too quickly. Freezes beautifully and cuts like a charm. Thanks, R.K.

Ingredients (14)

Main ingredients

Topping

Crumbs

Start Cooking

Prepare the Kugel

  1. Cook noodles according to package directions and drain.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (180 degrees Celsius).
  3. Add the remaining kugel ingredients and mix well. Pour into a greased nine- by 13-inch oven-to-tableware dish.

  4. Combine all crumb ingredients in a medium-sized bowl.
  5. Place a row of crumbs on top of kugel, gently pressing down. Then spread a row of cherry pie filling right near it.
  6. Continue with a row of crumbs and then a row of blueberry pie filling until the entire top is covered.
  7. Bake for 45 minutes or until done. If crumbs appear too brown before the kugel is ready, loosely cover with a piece of Gefen Easy Baking Parchment Paper and continue baking.

Note: You will have leftover crumbs, which you can freeze for later use.
Tip: I did a thicker row of crumbs (yes, I used a ruler so it would be even!) and a thinner one of the fruit pie filling, but you can do as you please. You can also do stripes in the width.

Credits

Photography: Daniel Lailah

Food Styling: Amit Farber

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  • mindy

    Noodle Kugel with Fruit and Crumb Topping

    very sweet

    yum! but i would cut out some sugar next time!
    Posted by mindel |December 30, 2018
    0
  • mindy

    Noodle Kugel with Fruit and Crumb Topping

    another crumb topping

    any ideas for another crumb topping i can use? i dont think i can get the Kedem Tea Biscuit crumbs, where i live. thanks!!
    Posted by mindel |October 11, 2018
    Replies:
    Esther Leah
    I live in Israel, and if you do as well, you can use tea biscuits made by Hadar, or Elite, and they are usually called Petite Be'er פתי בירר in Hebrew. There are others, these are the ones that come to mind.
    Posted by Esther Leah|October 11, 2018
    mindy
    thank you!
    Posted by mindel|October 11, 2018
    0
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  • mindy

    Noodle Kugel with Fruit and Crumb Topping

    another crumb topping

    any ideas for another crumb topping i can use? i dont think i can get the Kedem Tea Biscuit crumbs, where i live. thanks!!
    Posted by mindel |October 11, 2018
    Replies:
    Esther Leah
    I live in Israel, and if you do as well, you can use tea biscuits made by Hadar, or Elite, and they are usually called Petite Be'er פתי בירר in Hebrew. There are others, these are the ones that come to mind.
    Posted by Esther Leah|October 11, 2018
    mindy
    thank you!
    Posted by mindel|October 11, 2018
    0

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