From My Mother’s Recipe Box: Five of Five Christmas Puddings


On the fifth day of puddings I’m posting a Jewish recipe from My Mother’s Recipe Box, or so it says on the recipe card.

Kugel is a baked noodle pudding or casserole, according to Wikipedia. It’s similar to a pie and often made with egg noodles.The name comes from German kugel meaning “sphere, globe, ball”; the Yiddish name likely originated as a reference to the round, puffed-up shape of the original dishes. Nowadays, however, kugels are often baked in square pans.
Kugel Noodle Pudding recipe

So, it’s really not a Christmas pudding. I just wanted to see if you were paying attention. Plus, I was running out of pudding recipes.

Happy holidays!

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2 responses to “From My Mother’s Recipe Box: Five of Five Christmas Puddings

  1. The term “pudding” in other countries merely refers to any type of dessert (or at least that’s the case here in the UK), not necessarily just the custard-like type of dish you have in the States. The name might be a throw-back to the old days ;-)

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