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Old 06-11-2009, 05:11 PM posted to
Serious Sid Serious Sid is offline
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Default Tonight I'll be baking Parkin

I'll be baking some of this:


A classic Yorkshire ginger cake - a perfect accompaniment with a cup
of tea.

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

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
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.