This Aussie Anzac Day staple was originally created to send to soldiers abroad as the ingredients kept well on the long journey. They are sure to be a hit with all ages.
- 1 cup plain flour, sifted
- 1 cup rolled oats
- ¾ cup desiccated coconut
- ½ cup caster sugar
- 150g unsalted butter, chopped
- 2 tbsp of golden syrup
- 1 tbsp water
- ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda
- Preheat the oven to 170 degrees Celsius and line a baking tray with baking paper.
- Combine flour, oats, coconut and sugar in a large bowl.
- Melt butter and golden syrup in a small saucepan over low heat until the butter is fully melted.
- Separately, mix the bicarbonate of soda and water.
- Remove golden syrup mixture from heat and stir in bicarb soda mixture.
- Pour into the dry ingredients and stir until fully combined.
- Roll mixture into balls and place onto the tray. Press down on tops to flatten slightly.
- Bake for 12 minutes or until golden brown.