Boiled turnips are mashed with eggs, cream, butter, sugar and corn flakes and then baked in a casserole in this side dish suitable for serving with turkey or ham.
INGREDIENTS (for 4 servings):
- 4 small turnips, chopped
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup heavy whipping cream
- 2 eggs, beaten
- 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
- 1 cup crushed cornflakes cereal
- 2 tablespoons crushed cornflakes cereal
Preheat oven to 350 degrees (175 degrees C).
Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Add turnips; cook until tender but still firm. Drain.
In a large bowl, add turnips, butter, salt, cream, eggs, brown sugar and 1 cup corn flakes. Blend until well mixed.
Pour into a 2 quart casserole dish, sprinkle with remaining 2 tablespoons crushed corn flakes. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes.