6 c. diced turnips
1 tsp. sugar
Pinch of pepper
Pinch of nutmeg
1/2 c. cream
2 eggs, slightly beaten
1/4 c. soft bread crumbs
1 tbsp. melted butter

Cook turnips in boiling salted water for 20 minutes or until tender. Drain and mash. Add next 5 ingredients; blend thoroughly. Turn into buttered 6 cup casserole. Toss bread crumbs and butter together; sprinkle over casserole. Bake in 375 degree oven for 1 hour.  Serve hot.

Optional: Serve with a dish of warm white turnips and carrots.

Yield: 6 to 8 servings.

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