Parkin (Traditional North of England Cake)

Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 45 mins

I haven't made this yet, but it sounds like a dense oatmeal cake but I could be wrong. From a UK website posted for the Zaar World Tour 2005.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix together the flour, baking powder and ginger as well as sugar if desired.
  2. Soak oats in milk for 1/2 hour.
  3. Melt margarine and add molasses and honey. Combine wet ingredients and add to dry. Pour into a 9" x 11" pan.
  4. Bake at 325°F for 45 minutes or until it starts to come away from the sides of the pan.


Most Helpful

This is pretty tasty if you give it time to mellow/meld.

Debbie R. September 09, 2006

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