Banana Ginger Parkin Recipe

Banana Ginger Parkin Recipe

Ingredients : Makes 16-20 squares

200 g

10 ml

10 ml;

150 g

50 g

75 g

150 g



75 g

Plain flour

Bicarbonate of soda

Ground ginger

Medium oatmeal

Dark muscovado sugar

Sunflower margarine

Golden syrup

Egg, beaten

Ripe bananas, mashed

Icing sugar

Stem ginger, to decorate

Method :
  • Preheat the oven to 160oC/325oF/Gas 3. Grease and line an 18 x 28 cm cake tin.
  • Sift together the flour, bicarbonate of soda and ginger, then stir in the oatmeal.
  • Melt the sugar, margarine and syrup in a saucepan, then stir into the flour mixture.
  • Beat in the egg and mashed bananas.
  • Spoon into the tin and bake for about 1 hour, or until firm to the touch. allow to cool in the tin, then turn out and cut into squares.
  • Sift the icing sugar into a bowl and stir in just enough water to make smooth, runny icing.
  • Drizzle the icing over each square and top with a piece of stem ginger, if you like.

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