(traditional north of England cake)

2 c flour
2 t baking powder
2 t ginger
1/2 cup sugar (optional)
1 cup oats
1 cup milk
1/3 cup margarine
1 cup molasses and honey mixed (in England this is treacle and golden syrup)

Mix together the flour, baking powder, and ginger as well as sugar if desired. Soak oats in milk for 1/2 hour. Melt margarine and add molasses and honey. Combine wet ingredients and add to dry. Pour into a 9" x 11" pan. Bake at 325F for 45 minutes or until it starts to come away from the sides of the pan.

Recipe from The Argenta Cookbook, (Argenta Friends School Press, 1979)

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