Adrian Richardson’s ANZAC Biscuits


1 cup plain flour, sifted

2/3 cup sugar – sifted

1 cup rolled oats

1 cup desiccated coconut

125g butter

1/4 cup golden syrup

1/2 tsp bicarb soda, sifted

1 tbsp water, boiling


Combine flour, sugar, oats, and coconut, then make a well.

Heat butter and golden syrup and stir until smooth.

Dissolve bicarb soda in water. Immediately add to butter mix (it will foam up).

Combine all wet and dry ingredients to form dough.

Portion to 1 tbsp size (or 50g each). Bake on Silpat or silicon paper at 180°C.

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