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Pineapple Upside Down Kugel

pineapple upside down kugel

Who doesn’t love a good noodle kugel? The trick is finding one you like that can accompany a meat meal. We spotted this one on a relative’s Facebook page, and immediately requested the recipe.

Alan’s Pineapple Upside Down Kugel

Yield: 24 squares


  • 10 ounces medium broad noodles
  • 4 tablespoons margarine, melted
  • 7 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup sugar
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 can pineapple slices, juices reserved
  • Maraschino cherries
  • ½ cup brown sugar


  1. Cook noodles in salted water, until al dente (slightly underdone)
  2. Combine noodles with melted margarine, eggs, sugar, lemon juice, salt, and reserved pineapple juice.
  3. Preheat oven to 350°
  4. Grease a 9”x13” pan. Place 9 or 10 pineapple slices into pan, place a cherry in center of each slice, and sprinkle brown sugar over all.
  5. Pour noodle mixture over pineapple slices and bake for 40 minutes.
  6. Cool kugel slightly. Place serving plate large enough to hold kugel over top of kugel pan. Hold pan and plate together, and turn to release kugel upside down onto plate.
  7. Serve warm.