How to make Puffy Cheese Noodles, homemade noodles are fun and delicious! - Our Sunday Cafe
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How to make Puffy Cheese Noodles, homemade noodles are fun and delicious!

Welcome to Our Sunday Café, we are pleased you stopped by for a visit. Today we are offering another delicious recipe from our kitchen. We hope you enjoy it as much as we did…

This recipe has been in my possession for a long time. I don't even remember where it came from, it is simply scratched on a piece of paper. Sometimes these recipes jotted down on paper and saved are the best in the world. This is one of those recipes....

It is a perfect for small families, but if you study the recipe you notice the size is part of the plan. This amount of noodle dough rolled out to a certain size guarantees that the noodles won't be too thick. So if you need more noodles make more dough, just remember to roll each (recipe portion size) ball of dough, individually.

Puffy Cheese Noodles
recipe source: unknown but Thanked!
serves 2 to 3

1 egg
1 T milk

3/4 c flour
1/4 c Parmesan cheese
1 t baking powder
1/4 t salt

Combine the dry ingredients in a small bowl, combine the egg and milk in another. Beat the egg and milk together until well mixed. Dump the dry ingredients into the wet, use a fork and combine well. This is a stiff dough against the fork. Do not add any additional liquid. You may need to use your hands to work all the dry ingredients into the dough.

Turn the dough out onto a floured surface. Knead 10 - 12 times. Shape it into a disk shape. This step will make the dough easier to roll out.

Roll the dough out into a (roughly) 12X12 shape. This size keeps the thickness of the noodle correct. 

Sprinkle with a bit more flour and rub gently over the surface.

This is an important step; although the dough feels stiff, it has a lot of moisture.

Roll the dough up like a jelly roll and cut into 1/4 inch slices. Not a good photo, but it helps to show what your rolled and cut dough should look like.

Unroll onto a clean towel and let dry.

You can cook them after drying or break in half for easy storage and freeze.
Puffy Cheese Noodles, make ahead and store in your pantry.
Puffy Cheese Noodles
When ready to cook, bring a large pan of water to boil, add 1 T salt to the water.

Boil uncovered for 8 - 10 minutes. Drain and serve.

As a side dish, toss with butter or top with a sauce. You might also enjoy the following:

Garlic and brown butter sauce

2 T butter
1 clove garlic minced
1/4 c fresh minced parsley
additional Parmesan cheese

Saute the garlic in 1 T of the butter until golden and soft. Remove from pan and set aside. Add remaining butter and gently brown the butter over a low heat. Remove pan from heat, return the sauteed garlic and the parsley.

Combine and toss with the drained noodles. Sprinkle with additional Parmesan Cheese and serve.


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  1. Your homemade noodles and garlic sauce look and sound delicious, you make noodle making sound easy;)

    1. Noodles are fun and quite easy. I often make them with my granddaughter. This particular recipe is fun to make, let dry and package up as part of a food gift.

  2. Interesting recipe! I haven't made noodles this way. Thanks for sharing on the #WasteLessWednesday Blog Hop!

  3. I don't often make noodles ... you make it sound very easy.

    1. I liked that the recipe is specific to the shape for the outcome of the noodle. I have been good on rolling out, except for pie crust.

  4. I have never made homemade noodles, but I am fascinated when I see them being made at my local Italian grocery store.

  5. I love homemade noodles, these look wonderful! Hope you have a great week and come back to see us real soon!
    Miz Helen


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