Sweet treat just in time

Sweet treat just in time

Ingredients:

1 cup of plain flour

1 cup rolled oats

1 cup of desiccated coconut

100g brown sugar

1/4 cup caster sugar

125g butter

3 tablespoons of golden syrup/treacle

2 tablespoons of water

1/2 teaspoon bi-carbonate soda

Method:

� Preheat oven to 160 degrees

� Dry ingredients: Mix oats, flour, desiccated coconut and sugars together

� Wet ingredients: Melt butter, syrup, water in a small saucepan on stove until smooth

� Stir in bicarbonate soda.

� Pour syrup mixture into dry ingredients and mix well

� Roll ingredients into small balls

� Flatten into 1cm discs and bake for 20 minutes

� Set aside to cool

History of the Anzac biscuit:

n Also known as �Soldier�s Biscuits�

n Recipe was based on ingredients that were readily available and did not perish

n based on Scottish recipe

n Syrup and treacle were used as binding agents instead of eggs.