Yorkshire Parkin

For a richer,darker cake, use all treacle instead of treacle and golden syrup. For a lighter, more golden cake, use all golden syrup.

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Oven Temperatures

Preheated oven, 180C 350F, GM4.



  1. Put the butter, sugar, treacle and golden syrup in a pan and melt over a low heat until the sugar is just dissolved. Allow to cool slightly.
  2. Beat the egg well with half of the milk and stir into the syrup mixture.
  3. Sieve the flour, ginger and mixed spice into a mixing bowl and stir in the oatmeal.
  4. Pour the syrup mixture in to the dry ingredients.
  5. Dissolve the bicarbonate of soda in tthe rest of the milk and add to the rest of the mixture.
  6. Mix well together.
  7. Pour into the greased baking tin.
  8. Bake for 1 hour in the centre of the oven or until firm. Allow to cool before removing from tin.
  9. When cold cut into squares.
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