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The Official Downton Abbey Afternoon Tea Cookbook

By Downton Abbey

Published 2020

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Warm spices, treacle, and oats form the basis of the beloved parkin cake, a gingerbread-like treat commonly eaten during the winter months. The amount of black treacle and golden syrup added varies from county to county, but the sticky, chewy, slightly nubby texture stays the same. In the United States, these two products can be found in well-stocked markets or online. Lyle’s (Tate & Lyle) makes quality versions of both. If black treacle is not available, blackstrap molasses can be subs