Baked on 24th January 2013 for Australia Day.
These are delicious, sweet and syrupy biscuits with a history. Anzac biscuits have long been associated with the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) established in World War I. It has been claimed the biscuits were sent by wives to soldiers abroad because the ingredients do not spoil easily and the biscuits kept well during naval transportation. Read more on Wikipedia
1 cup rolled oats
¾ cup coconut
1 cup flour
1 cup sugar
1 Tbsp golden syrup
1½ tsp bi-carb soda
2 Tbsp boiling water
Preheat oven to 150C
In a bowl, combine oats, flour, sugar and coconut.
In a saucepan combine margarine and golden syrup. Stir over gentle heat.
Add bi-carb soda and boiling water. (This will froth up!)
Add to dry ingredients. Mix well.
Teaspoon mixture onto greased trays and bake for 20 minutes
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