1. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    Recipe Yorkshire Parkin

    So what's the difference between parkin and Yorkshire parkin? The answer appears to be the use of oatmeal. So... this recipe is from my handwritten recipe book and I have no idea on the source. I know the quantities are huge, so I've cut them down into more sensible sized slabs according to...
  2. Elawin

    Recipe Everyday Gingerbread

    This is a classic (and my favourite!) gingerbread recipe, taken from a 1973 cookery book called "The Best of Good Housekeeping". I usually make double the amount just before Christmas, slice it up and put it in the freezer. A third will go to my daughter's when I visit at Christmas time. The...
  3. Morning Glory

    Recipe Parkin with Whisky

    Ingredients: 200ml of vegetable oil of your choice 250g brown caster sugar 3 large eggs 150g black treacle (molasses) 200ml strong black tea 4 tbsp whisky (my choice is Laphroaig :D) A small thumb of fresh ginger, peeled and finely grated 2 tbsp of ground ginger 150g oatmeal 300g self-raising...
  4. SatNavSaysStraightOn


    Does anyone have an tried and trusted recipes for traditional parkin? I am looking for a nice gingery sticky one please that includes both oatmeal & treacle/black molasses. I ask because we used to buy some wonderful parkin from the lake district from one particular shop which stocked it. they...
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