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Parkin

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Parkin is a traditional gingerbread recipe from the north of England. Yorkshire parkin is probably the most famous, but Lancashire have their own too. It’s a gorgeous, spicy, sticky thing; the black treacle immediately brings Bonfire Night to mind, and the spices add more autumnal yumminess. I’ve adapted this recipe from a few different ones I found. I’m not sure where it falls on the Lancashire/Yorkshire divide, although apparently Lancastrian parkin tends to have more flour and less oatmeal.

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