Apple kugel

    1 hour 10 min

    A delicious apple, matzo cracker and cranberry kugel with a sugar and cinnamon topping. Perfect for Passover Seder.

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    Serves: 8 

    • 4 matzo crackers, crushed
    • 3 eggs, beaten
    • 50g caster sugar
    • 1 teaspoon salt, divided
    • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
    • 80g apple sauce
    • 3 Granny Smith apples - cored, peeled and chopped
    • 60g dried cranberries
    • Topping
    • 50g caster sugar
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

    Prep:25min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hr10min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas mark 4. Place the matzo crumbs in a medium bowl and add enough water to cover. Let stand for 2 minutes, then drain off excess water. Do not squeeze.
    2. Add eggs, 50g caster sugar, salt, lemon juice and apple sauce. Stir to combine. Mix in the apples and dried cranberries. Spread the mixture evenly into a lightly buttered 2 litre baking dish. Mix together 50g caster sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon; sprinkle over the top.
    3. Bake for 45 minutes in preheated oven, or until the top is golden and the apples are soft.

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    Reviews in English (39)


    Tastey & easy. Instructions didn't say to grease the pan, so it stuck. Next time I'll know better.  -  01 Apr 2002  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    This has definite possibilities but I'm going to tweak it a bit. I substituted Splenda for the sugar & added raisons instead of the dried cranberries (so there'd be no extra sugar). Next time, I'm going to spray the pan with PAM, increase the applesauce (I used unsweetened) to 1/2 cup, increase the Splenda added to the mixture to 1/3 cup, & decrease the amount of Splenda & cinnamon used in the topping. I also will bake it for at least an hour as the apples weren't soft after 45 minutes. I'm also going to use whole wheat matzah.  -  18 Apr 2004  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    Made it last night for the sedar. It was wonderful. I did substitute raisins for the dried cranberries. I doubled the reicpe so I'd have some left over for tonight. Great  -  04 Apr 2007  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)