Foolproof Anzac biscuit recipe

Everyone loves a good Anzac biscuit � so we got resident foodie Belinda Cipriano to give us her fail safe recipe ahead of the weekend.


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


� 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:

� Also known as �Soldier�s Biscuits�

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

� Recipe based on Scottish recipe

� Syrup and treacle were used as binding agents instead of eggs