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Parkin -gluten free, dairy free

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Prep: 10 minutes Cook: 1 hour

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Serves 9

This is a favourite with me and my friends

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  • 125g treacle
  • 75g golden syrup
  • 1 teaspoon gluten free bicarbonate soda
  • 160g gluten free flour can be self raising or plain whatever you have in stock
  • 280g gluten free oats - grind to oatmeal
  • 200g margarine
  • 2 teaspoon ginger ground
  • lemon zest of half and juice of half a lemon
  • 250g brown sugar
  • 70ml water


  1. melt marg a min in microwave or pan on stove, add sugar first, then heat a minute in microwave or on stove and mix, then add water, then add rest of ingredients

  2. grease and line a 9 inch square ish tin

  3. pour in mix and bake at 160 degree c for 45 minutes approx. wants to be dry on top and a little bit of spring (won't ever be very springy due to the oats)

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15th Oct, 2015
Although the taste is good the recipe is a complete failure as it crumbles when taken from the tin. Is this because it does not contain eggs? Total ingredients quite expensive to be thrown away. Cannot see the point of this site if the recipes are not tested before being listed.
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