Lancashire Parkin

Lancashire Parkin

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The parkin is a type of gingerbread made with oatmeal, treacle, sugar and butter.
Calories: 4293


  • 1 1/2 lb oatmeal
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 8 oz brown sugar
  • 8 oz butter
  • 1 lb treacle molasses
  • 1 teaspoonful allspice


  • Mix the dry ingredients.
  • Heat treacle and butter; add to the dry mixture and leave to stand overnight.
  • Place in a well greased shallow baking tin and bake in a moderate oven for about 2 hours.
  • It is done when the parkin springs back when touched.
Calories: 4293 kcal
Carbohydrates: 645 g
Protein: 20 g
Fat: 195g
Saturated Fat: 119 g
Trans Fat: 7 g
Cholesterol: 488 mg
Sodium: 1878 mg
Potassium: 7499 mg
Fiber: 12 g
Sugar: 561 g
Vitamin A: 5668 IU
Vitamin C: 1 mg
Calcium: 1236 mg
Iron: 30 mg
Dishes Cakes
Cuisine British
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