Anzac biscuits

Anzac biscuits

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(160 ratings)

Takes 35 mins

Easy

Makes 20

These iconic biscuits were originally made to send to the ANZACs (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) serving in Gallipoli

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily doubled / halved

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal118
  • fat7g
  • saturates5g
  • carbs13g
  • sugars6g
  • fibre1g
  • protein1g
  • salt0.28g
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Ingredients

  • 85g porridge oat
  • 85g desiccated coconut
  • 100g plain flour
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 100g butter, plus extra butter for greasing
    Butter

    Butter

    butt-err

    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 1 tbsp golden syrup
    Golden syrup

    Golden syrup

    goal-dun sir-rup

    Golden syrup is a clear, sparkling, golden-amber coloured, sweet

  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
    Bicarbonate of soda

    Bicarbonate of soda

    Bicarbonate of soda, or baking soda, is an alkali which is used to raise soda breads and full-…

Method

  1. Heat oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Put the oats, coconut, flour and sugar in a bowl. Melt the butter in a small pan and stir in the golden syrup. Add the bicarbonate of soda to 2 tbsp boiling water, then stir into the golden syrup and butter mixture.

  2. Make a well in the middle of the dry ingredients and pour in the butter and golden syrup mixture. Stir gently to incorporate the dry ingredients.

  3. Put dessertspoonfuls of the mixture on to buttered baking sheets, about 2.5cm/1in apart to allow room for spreading. Bake in batches for 8-10 mins until golden. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.

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nessharrison
23rd Dec, 2007
5.05
yum yum yum!
molliebee
18th Dec, 2007
5.05
Absolutely delicious! - I keep getting requests from the girls in work to bring them in - making a batch tonight to bring in tomorrow!
charjam
18th Dec, 2007
These were very tasty and healthy for lunchboxes. Next time I shall cut the sugar by half as the syrup and coconut provide enough sweetness.
ginapani
12th Nov, 2007
Delicious cookies and very easy to make. I always make more before they run out!
astroboy
8th Nov, 2007
good to have fresh out of the oven too while they're still warm and just a bit soft!
atysoe
1st Nov, 2007
5.05
So simple and absolutely DELICIOUS, reminds me of cookies an elderly neighbour used to give us when we were children.

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