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Oaty biscuits on a wire cooling rack next to a small white plate and cup of tea with a grey stone background

Anzac biscuits

Published: December 14, 2021 at 4:38 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • + cooling
  • Easy
  • Makes 15

These sweet biscuits, originally from Australia and New Zealand, are made using oats, golden syrup and desiccated coconut. Perfect with a cuppa

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal206
fat13g
saturates8.9g
carbs19.3g
sugars9.7g
fibre2g
protein2g
salt0.21g
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Bake a batch of Anzac biscuits, then check out our porridge oat cookies, banana oat cookies, digestive biscuits and more biscuit recipes.

Ingredients

  • 150g unsalted butter
  • 100g golden caster sugar
  • 50g golden syrup
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 100g desiccated coconut
  • 100g plain flour

Method

  • STEP 1

    Line a large baking sheet, or two medium baking sheets, with baking parchment. Heat the oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4.

  • STEP 2

    Melt the butter, sugar and syrup together in a pan. Mix the bicarb with 2 tbsp boiling water, and stir into the sugar and butter mixture. Remove from the heat, then stir in the remaining ingredients with a pinch of salt, to make a stiff dough.

  • STEP 3

    Using two spoons, put heaped tablespoons of the mixture onto the prepared tray, well spaced apart as they'll spread quite a lot.

  • STEP 4

    Bake for 8-10 minutes until golden brown and crisp – 8 minutes for chewy biscuits and 10 minutes for crisper biscuits with a slight snap. Leave to cool on the trays until they firm up.

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