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!
- 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
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.