Iced Parkin Squares

Leave these delicious Parkin Squares to develop their sticky ginger flavour for 3-5 days before serving.

20 Minutes
Iced Parkin Squares

Iced Parkin Squares

Preheat the oven to 170°C/Gas Mark 3. Grease and line a deep 20cm (8inch) square cake tin. Sieve the flour, Baking Powder and ground ginger into a bowl, and stir in the oats and ginger pieces.


Place the butter, treacle, golden syrup and sugar in a saucepan and heat gently until melted. Cool for 10 minutes before stirring into the dry ingredients along with the milk to form a thick batter.


Pour into the prepared tin and bake in the oven for about 50 minutes until slightly risen and firm to the touch. Cool for 15 minutes before turning on to a wire rack to cool. Wrap well and store for at least 3-5 days to allow the parkin to soften and moisten, before cutting into 12 pieces.


To decorate, sieve the icing sugar into a bowl. Stir in sufficient water to make a smooth, soft icing. Drizzle the icing over each piece of parkin and sprinkle a few ginger pieces on top. Allow to set for a few minutes before serving.

Iced Parkin Squares Recipe

Nutritional Information For the recipe Iced Parkin Squares

  Per serving Per 100g/ ml
Energy 1549 kJ
368 kcal
1408 kJ
335 kcal
Fat 8.9 g 8.1 g
Carhohydrate 66 g 60 g
Protein 4.9 g 4.5 g

Ingredients (12 slices )

For the recipe Iced Parkin Squares

For the Cakes:

  • 225 g Plain Flour (8 oz)
  • Dr. Oetker Baking Powder Sachets x 2 (2 tsp)
  • 10 g Ground Ginger (2 tsp)
  • 225 g Oats (8 oz)
  • 75 g Crystalised Ginger (3 oz)
  • 100 g Butter (4 oz)
  • 100 g Treacle (4 oz)
  • 100 ml Golden Syrup (4 oz)
  • 100 g Light Brown Sugar (4 oz)
  • 175 ml Milk (6 fl.oz)

For the Decoration:

  • 150 g Icing Sugar (5 oz)
  • 20 ml Water (3-4 tsp)
  • Crystalised Ginger

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