Friday, February 27, 2004

Whipped Turnip Puff With Fluffy White Frosting

Whipped Turnip Puff

1 pound turnips, peeled and cut
1/2 cup chopped onions
2 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 dash pepper
3/4 cup soft bread crumbs
2 eggs

Fluffy White Frosting

1 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
2 egg whites
1 teaspoon vanilla

Puff: Cook turnips and onion in a small amount boiling, salted water until tender. (10-20 minutes) Drain. Add butter, sugar, salt and pepper; beat well with electric mixer or mash with potato masher. Add bread crumbs and eggs; beat well. Turn into lightly greased 1-quart casserole. Bake, uncovered at 375ยบ F for 35 to 40 minutes. Let cool 15 minutes before frosting.

Frosting: In a saucepan combine sugar, cream of tartar, 1/3 cup water, and a dash salt. Cook and stir till bubbly and sugar dissolves. In a mixer bowl combine egg whites and vanilla. Add sugar syrup very slowly to unbeaten egg whites while beating constantly at high speed of mixer about 7 minutes or till stiff peaks form. Frost puff and serve.

Makes 4 to 6 servings.

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