ANZAC Biscuits

These are derivative of the hard-tack soldier’s biscuit that was consumed in the battlefields.  A biscuit that could be easily transportable to the men on the front line in care/comfort packs. These carefully selected ingredients didn’t spoil in the long voyage, were readily available and delivered nutrition, hence the inclusion of golden syrup and the exclusion of eggs and butter traditional used in biscuit cookery.These are derivative of the hard-tack soldier’s biscuit that was consumed in the battlefields.  A biscuit that could be easily transportable to the men on the front line in care/comfort packs. These carefully selected ingredients didn’t spoil in the long voyage, were readily available and delivered nutrition, hence the inclusion of golden syrup and the exclusion of eggs and butter traditional used in biscuit cookery.

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Prep Time 5-10
Servings
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups Rolled oats
  • 1 cup Self raising flour
  • 1 cup Dessicated coconut
  • 3/4 cup Raw Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Bi carbonate of soda
  • 3 tablespoons Boiling water
  • 125 grams Butter or margerine
  • 3 tablespoons Golden syrup
Prep Time 5-10
Servings
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups Rolled oats
  • 1 cup Self raising flour
  • 1 cup Dessicated coconut
  • 3/4 cup Raw Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Bi carbonate of soda
  • 3 tablespoons Boiling water
  • 125 grams Butter or margerine
  • 3 tablespoons Golden syrup
Instructions
  1. Mix all dry ingredients together
  2. Melt butter and golden syrup together. This can be done in the microwave if you wish.
  3. Dissolve bi carbonate soda in boiling water then add the mix to the butter and syrup. It will froth.
  4. Add the frothy mix to your dry ingredients and stir well.
  5. On a lined baking tray place balls of mixture and flatten with a fork. If it's a bit tacky drop on teaspoons full and shape into rounds. They will spread.
  6. Place in a preheated 160-170*C oven for approx 10-12 minutes until cooked and golden.
  7. Cool on a cooling rack. Store in an air tight container.
Recipe Notes

Above is the ANZAC biscuit once you add any of the below ingredients it's no longer the true recipe.

Add chopped nuts.

Add sultanas, currants or raisins.

Add sesame or sunflower seeds or both.

This can be made in a slice tray and cut into squares.

They can be drizzled in chocolate.

Try mixing with a teaspoon of ground ginger.

Sesame seeds and chopped almonds.

Recipe calls for golden syrup can other syrups or honey be used, probably, but not something I've tried.

Yes they can be frozen in a sealed container.

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