These little powerhouses were Established during WW1 and named after the Anzac’s (Australian and NZ Army corps)
Wives and woman’s groups sent them abroad to the soldiers because the ingredients kept so well on the long journey.
Healthy, incredibly nutritious whole grain snacks packed full of rolled oats and coconut and then scented with vanilla and honey…
1 cup plain flour
1 cup desiccated coconut
2/3 cup brown sugar
1 cup rolled oats
1 tablespoon golden syrup
½ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda (baking soda)
2 teaspoons boiling water
Preheat oven to 160f. Place flour, coconut, sugar & oats in a bowl & mix well.
Place butter & golden syrup in a saucepan over medium heat & melt.
Place bicarbonate of soda in a small bowl & add water, stir to combine.
Add bicarb mix to saucepan & stir. Pour over oat mixture & stir all ingredients together.
Roll teaspoons of biscuit mixture into balls & place on a greased & lined baking tray, leaving room for spreading. Flatten each ball gently with a fork.
Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until biscuits are golden brown at the edges. Allow to cool slightly on trays before transferring to a wire rack.
Makes 20 ish