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    Yorkshire Parkin

    My fave cake on halloween or bonfire night

    Hope the measurments are ok i chose to go for oz as opposed to grammes.

    Yorkshire Parkin
    6oz self raising flour,
    6oz unsalted butter,
    5oz oats
    6 fl oz/175 ml golden syrup
    4fl oz/ 120 ml Black treacle
    6oz soft brown sugar
    2tablespoons ground ginger
    1teaspoon grated nutmeg
    1teaspoon mixed spicpinch salt
    1fl oz/ 30 ml milk

    Prehat oven to 140 oC
    Mix all dry ingredients in a large bowl,
    Heat butter syrup and treacle gently in a saucepan stirring until melted and combined,
    Stir into the dry ingedients,
    Beat the eggs and milk and add to the mixture and stir until soft and thick,
    Pour into a greased loaf tin and bake for 1-1 1/4 hours until firm.
    Remove from oven and stand in tin for 15 minutes before turning out.
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    Last edited by LariP; 01-20-2013 at 05:27 PM.

  2. #2

    What is black treacle?

  3. #3

    A very dark(black) thick sticky syrup quite bitter/sweet thats why you need the golden syrup too.

  4. #4

    Just googled it as Mollases

  5. #5
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    Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

    Re: Yorkshire Parkin

    I think this cake is very much like my grandma's black molasses cake from what I can see. Except we put raisins in the molasses cake.

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