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The Best Yorkshire Parkin

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An extremely moist version of parkin spiked with ginger to give a warm and delicious cake with a 'toffee' texture. Makes approx 22 pieces.


Makes: approx. 22 pieces

  • 2 cups self-raising flour
  • 2 cups medium quick-cooking oats
  • 1 cup superfine sugar
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 pound golden syrup or light corn syrup
  • 1 tablespoon black molasses
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 ounce finely diced candied stem ginger


The Best Yorkshire Parkin is a community recipe submitted by sarakev1 and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • heat oven to gas 2 . grease a large 3 inch deep roasting pan. and line with silicone paper.
  • in a large mixing bowl add flour, oatmeal sugar and ginger.
  • in a pan warm the oil, syrup's and milk, when runny, pour into the dry ingredients. mix this thoroughly.
  • in a small dish beat the eggs and add this to the mixture, again mix thoroughly.
  • pour the batter into the roasting pan and cook on gas 2 for half an hour, and gas 1, for 1 hour.
  • leave to cool for 2 hours then cut into desired amount of squares. ET VOILA !!
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