Turnip and Apple Bake

apples, turnip



  • 2 medium turnips
  • ¼ cup whipping cream ( or milk if you want a lighter dish)
  • ¼ cup butter
  • ½ tsp salt and pepper
  • 2 – 3 cups apples, peeled, cored and sliced
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ½  tsp cinnamon



  • ¼  cup flour
  • ¼  cup brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp butter




  1. Peel turnip and cut into chunks and cover with water.   Boil until turnip is soft (approximately 30 minutes).
  2. Mash turnip with cream, butter and salt and pepper.
  3. Peel and slice the apples and toss gently with the brown sugar and cinnamon.
  4. Spray or grease a medium size casserole dish.  Layer half the mashed turnip in the dish and top with half the apple slices.
  5. Repeat with the remainder of the turnip and then the rest of the apple slices.
  6. Melt the butter for the topping and mix with brown sugar and flour.   Crumble the mixture on the top of the apple and turnip.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees F for about an hour or until apples are soft.


Serves 8