1. Prepare and boil or steam the parsnips.
2. Mash or sieve them.
3. Arrange with the apple sauce in layers in a greased casserole.
4. Sprinkle each layer with brown sugar, salt, nutmeg, lemon juice, and flakes of butter.
5. Top with the breadcrumbs and sprinkle with paprika.
6. Cook in a fairly hot oven, 190°C, Gas 5, for 30 minutes.