2 large turnips (about 2 pounds), washed, peeled, and cut to 1" cubes
6 1/2 cups apple juice, divided
2 teaspoons salt
1/4 teaspoon ginger
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
2 tablespoons margarine
salt and pepper, to taste
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place turnips in the apple juice, reserving 1/2 cup for later use. Add salt to boiling juice, lower heat and simmer until very tender.
2. Drain off liquid and all remaining ingredients to the turnips and beat with electric mixer on high until smooth.
3. Place in oven safe dish, and bake for about 1/2 hour or until moisture has cooked off.
If using for a holiday or party, can be made a few days in advance to enhance the flavor of the ginger and the cinnamon to the turnips.