Yorkshire Parkin is sometimes known as the gingerbread of the north and traditionally is served on bonfire night and Halloween. It is a lovely moist sticky cake best made a few days in advance and is a welcome addition to a Yorkshire afternoon tea.
So what is in Yorkshire Parkin?
Recipe ingredients include ginger , nutmeg and mixed spice and there are different regional variations of parkin with the Yorkshire parkin being the most famous traditionally made with oats and treacle . It can be used as a pudding as well as a cake served with custard and can also be used as an alternative base for a trifle
Afternoon tea with Yorkshire Parkin
The Best Western Burn Hall Hotel York offers an excellent Yorkshire homemade afternoon tea and its offering for August includes the famous Yorkshire Parkin. The afternoon tea menu is changed monthly and is available to guests and visitors of this excellent hotel tucked away in the Yorkshire countryside. The afternoon tea also includes our signature scones and delicious sandwiches served with a tea or coffee. Looking to make your afternoon tea or a celebrate a special occasion then why not add a glass of fizz or a Pimms. Just click on August afternoon tea menu for more details
The Best Western Burn Hotel York is only around 20 minutes drive from the centre of York and offers plenty of parking and complimentary Wi-Fi. The hotel is close to many local attractions including Castle Howard, York Bird of Prey and Beningbrough Hall which is celebrating its 300th birthday this year.
Many of our offers include our afternoon tea so if you are looking to enjoy the north Yorkshire countryside and some delicious Yorkshire parkin then why not book an afternoon tea at the Best Western Burn Hall Hotel York by calling 01347 825400.