Anzac biscuits

Recipe- ANZAC biscuits


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This weekend is ANZAC day and these biscuits are a family favourite.
They don’t have any eggs or milk in them so they keep for a long time without refrigeration, which is why the mothers, wives and other people at home would send them to their loved ones; the soldiers fighting in the war.
We will remember them.
Lest we forget.

ANZAC Biscuits

Makes approximately 16 biscuits.

Ingredients

1 cup plain flour
½   tsp ground cinnamon
1 ½  cups plain rolled oats
1 cup dessicated coconut
  cup caster sugar
¼ cup brown sugar
125g butter
¼ cup golden syrup
2 tablespoons of water
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda

Ingredients- Anzac biscuits
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Method

  1.  Preheat oven to 150°c. 
  2. Line a baking tray with non stick baking paper.
  3. In a bowl, sift the flour and cinnamon.
  4. Add the rolled oats, caster sugar, brown sugar and coconut.

    Dry ingredients
    Dry ingredients
  5. Mix dry ingredients well.
  6. In a saucepan place the butter, golden syrup and water.  Mix over low to medium heat until melted. Stir to combine.
  7. Take off the heat and stir in bicarbonate of soda.
  8. Pour butter mix into dry ingredients and mix thoroughly to make the biscuit dough.
  9. Roll 2 dessertspoons of the mixture into balls and place on lined tray a few centimetres apart. Squash down with fingers or fork to flatten slightly.  (about 1 cm thick)

    Ready for the oven!
    Ready for the oven!
  10. Bake in oven – 16 minutes for a chewy biscuit.  20 minutes for a crunchy biscuit.
  11. Remove from oven and allow to cool.
  12. Enjoy!
    Voila!
    Voila!

     

Me in my WonderWoman apron channelling Martha Stewart!
Me in my WonderWoman apron channelling Martha Stewart with my ANZAC bikkies!   ~Tania

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