"As a child my family's menu consisted of two choices: take it or leave it."--Buddy Hackett

Gingerbread (Parkin) Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:
 

 

This recipe for Gingerbread (Parkin), by , is from The Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Elizabeth Baxter

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
80g fine oatmeal
250ml (1 cup) milk
270g golden syrup or 1/2 cup each corn syrup and honey
90g molasses
225g butter
200g brown sugar
280g flour
1 tsp soda
1 tsp powder
3 tsp ground ginger
3 tsp mixed spice (lebkuchengwurze)
2 eggs beaten

Directions:
Directions:
1. Heat the oven to 350. Line a square cake pan, with parchment paper.
2. Pour milk over oatmeal and soak while you prepare other ingredients.
3. Weigh sryup and molasses into saucepan add butter and sugar. Melt over a gentle heat, stirring occasionally. Do not boil!
4. In a large bowl sift together dry ingredients.
5. Add oatmeal mixture, eggs and syrup mixture to the dry ingredients mix thoroughly with a whisk.
6. Pour into prepared baking pan and bake in center of oven for 1 hour 15 mins or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool in tin, store in airtight container.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
30 small slices
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1hr 30min
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Let set at least 3 days before eating as it tastes the best.

 

 

 

Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!

 

Bookmark and Share

 

 

1W  

Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.


Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!