Tonight I'll be baking Parkin

I'll be baking some of this:
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A classic Yorkshire ginger cake - a perfect accompaniment with a cup
of tea.
Ingredients
225g/8oz self raising flour
110g/4oz caster sugar
1 tsp ground ginger
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
1 egg
200ml/7fl oz milk
55g/2oz butter
110g/4oz golden syrup
Method
1. Preheat the oven to 150C/300F/Gas 2. Line a 22cm/8in tin.
2. Sieve the flour, sugar, ginger and bicarbonate of soda into a large
bowl.
3. In a small pan gently heat the butter and syrup until melted.
4. Beat the egg into the milk.
5. Gradually pour the butter and syrup into the flour and stir. The
mixture will be thick.
6. Pour in the egg and milk and stir until smooth and pour into the
lined tin.
7. Bake for 1 hour
and be taking the tin out with me to watch the fireworks for Guy
Fawkes night.
Reply to
Serious Sid
Well I made it and it was delicious. Shared it round at the fireworks party and it all got eaten with people wanting second helpings! Will deffo make that again.
Reply to
Serious Sid
On Fri 06 Nov 2009 10:11:44a, Serious Sid told us...
How did it turn out? I love ginger cake, but I'd have expected it to call for more than 1 teaspoon of ginger.
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Wayne Boatwright

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