Winter Squash Kugel with Cinnamon Recipe

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    Kugel is a baked pudding or casserole dish found in Jewish cooking, and is traditionally made with egg noodles or potato. Indulging in this sweet melt-in-your-mouth warm pudding is the best way to kick off or break the Yom Kippur fast. Swap out the starchy egg noodles for some creamy winter squash, and you’ve got a souffle like dish that is sure to be a hit around your holiday table. 

    Winter Squash Kugel with Cinnamon Recipe

    Swap out starchy egg noodles for some creamy winter squash, and you've got a melt-in-your-mouth souffle like dish!

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    Servings: 6-8

    Ingredients:

    • pureed frozen winter squash: 2 - 12 oz. packages, defrosted
    • vegan "butter" sticks (or butter), melted: 1/2 cup
    • eggs: 3 large
    • non-dairy creamer (or regular creamer): 1/4 cup
    • sugar: 3/4 cup
    • white whole wheat flour (or all-purpose): 1 cup
    • cinnamon: for sprinkling

    Directions:

    Step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and lightly grease a 9x9 inch baking dish. 

    Step 2: Melt the vegan "butter" in the microwave.  

    Step 3: Once the squash has fully defrosted, whisk it together with the other ingredients: melted vegan "butter," eggs, non-dairy creamer, sugar and flour. Whisk until smooth and lump-free.

    Step 4: Pour the mixture into your pre-greased baking dish. Lightly sprinkle cinnamon over the top and bake for 1 hour. 

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