6 oz plain flour, 6 oz medium oatmeal, 2 teaspoons ground ginger, 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg:
And after 45 minutes (recipe says 1 hour, but this will depend on your oven - my oven is electric, fan assisted and I have the cooking time down to just over 40 minutes) at 150 degrees Centigrade:
Behold ... Parkin.
Now, there are some delicate steps in this process - like how to get golden syrup and treacle from their tins to the weighing scales, and from the scales into the pan, without "trails" across the work surface; and how to watch the clock carefully for that 40 minutes mark. And I leave you to imagine just how sticky the washing up is while the cake itself is cooking!