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Yorkshire Parkin Cake

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3/4 pound oatmeal1/4 pound plain flour1 pound black treacle (molasses)1/2 pound brown sugar1 tsp. ground ginger1/2 tsp. mixed spice (nutmeg, cinnamon, allspice, etc)2 tsp. bicarbonate of soda2 Tbsp. lukewarm water


Gently melt the treacle together with the butter. Mix the oatmeal, sugar, spices with the treacle and butter. Dissolve the bicarbonate of soda with the water and mix that in well. Put batter well greased and floured shallow baking tins and bake for about 20 minutes in a hot oven.