Drop noodles in rapidly boiling salted water and cook until tender.
a colander, pouring hot water through to rinse well.
Beat eggs with sugar, cinnamon
and salt and add the noodles.
Melt shortening in the baking dish and add to mixture.
Turn half the mixture into greased baking dish, sprinkle with raisins and nuts,
and add remainder.
Top with crumbs and bake 45 minutes at 400 degrees F.
Substitute 1 cup thinly sliced tart apples for raisins, or combine
equal amounts of each; use chopped greben (cracklings) and chicken or goose fat
for shortening; substitute 1 cup finely cut dried prunes for other fruit, with or
without nuts. Add lemon juice and 1/4 teaspoon grated rind.