Kugel is one of those traditional Ashkenazic dishes which makes some people roll their eyes, but without which others can’t imagine a holiday or Shabbat meal. Sweet noodle kugel with raisins is quite popular, and this one is easy.


  • 12 oz. medium egg noodles
  • ¼ cup oil
  • 5 eggs
  • ⅓ cup brown sugar
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • ⅓ cup raisins
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 tbsp. kosher salt


  1. Soak the raisins in 1 cup of water until the noodles are cooked.
  2. Cook and the drain the noodles, and immediately mix in the oil.
  3. Mix the eggs, sugar, brown sugar, drained raisins, salt and vanilla together. Pour over noodles. Stir until the noodles are evenly coated.
  4. Pour the mixture into a greased 9″ × 13″ pan (or two smaller square pans) and bake at 375° F for 45 minutes, until top is golden.