Desserts: Warm Desserts: Cinnamon Raisin Kugel

This traditional side dish includes raisins, making it sweet enough to also serve as a dessert.

Author: Merisant/Equal®
Date: November 15, 2007

Serves: 12 person(s)

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 25 mins
Extra Time: 10 mins (for pre-cooking noodles)


    1 package (8 oz) low-fat cream cheese, softened
    2 Tbsp stick butter, melted
    3/4 cup Equal® Sugar Lite™ *
    3 eggs
    2 egg whites
    1/2 cup low-fat milk (2%)
    1 tsp vanilla
    1/2 tsp ground cinnamon, divided
    4 cup (8 oz) wide egg noodles, cooked and drained
    1/2 cup golden raisins
    2 Tbsp Equal® Sugar Lite™, additional *


    Preheat oven to 350°F.

    Beat cream cheese and butter until well combined. Mix in 3/4 cup Equal® Sugar Lite™, eggs and egg whites, milk, vanilla and 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon until well blended. Stir in cooked noodles and raisins.

    Pour mixture into 13 x 9-inch baking pan well sprayed with non-stick cooking spray. Combine 2 tablespoons Equal® Sugar Lite™ and remaining 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon. Sprinkle over top of noodle mixture.

    Bake in preheated oven 20 to 25 minutes or until knife inserted near center comes out clean. Serve warm.


    * Note: If desired, the 3/4 cup and extra 2 tbsp. of Equal® Sugar Lite™ can be replaced by one of the following:

    * 3/4 cup and 2 tbsp. Equal® Spoonful or Equal® Lite, or
    * 18 packets and 1 packet Equal®, or
    * 3/4 cup and 2 tbsp. sugar, or
    * for a less-sweet dish, decrease the amount of sweetener

    Per serving, using sugar: 209 calories, 7.7 g fat, 28 g carbs, 12.3 g total sugars

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:206 cals
Kilojoules:862 kJ
Fat:7.7 g
Carbohydrates:27.3 g
Protein:7.0 g
Cholesterol:79.0 mg
Sodium:102 mg
Saturated Fat:4.0 g
Fiber:1.0 g
Calcium:51.0 mg
Total Sugars:11.5 g

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