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Yorkshire oatmeal parkin

Make this authentic Yorkshire parkin a day or two ahead for a sticky teatime treat that can’t be beaten.


Preparation method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4. Line a 15x20cm/6x8in baking tin with greaseproof paper.

  2. In a pan, gently melt the butter (or margarine), golden syrup, black treacle and sugar until combined.

  3. Mix the remaining dry ingredients together in a large bowl.

  4. Add the hot syrup mixture and stir to combine. Add the milk to help loosen the mixture.

  5. Pour into the prepared tin and bake for 35-45 minutes, or until springy to the touch.

Less than 30 mins preparation time

30 mins to 1 hour cooking time

Makes 1 large cake

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