Recipe of the Day – Anzac biscuits


A brilliant teatime treat

“Celebrate Anzac Day with these Anzac biscuits – crisp on the outside
and deliciously chewy in the middle, you’ll love them! ”

Makes 16
Cooks In20 minutes plus cooling
Difficulty: Super easy

Party food, Australia day, Vegetarian

Nutrition per serving

Calories 146 7%
Fat 8.8g 3%
Saturates 5.8g 29%
Protein 1.6g 4%
Carbs 16.9g 7%
Sugars 8.2g 9%
Salt 0.1g 2%
Fiber 1.3g –
Of an adult’s reference intake

100 g unsalted butter
2 tablespoons golden syrup
1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
120 g plain flour
80 g porridge oats
100 g golden caster sugar
80 g desiccated coconut
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 orange , zest from

Preheat the oven to 180ºC/350ºF/gas 4. Line 2 large baking trays with
grease proof paper.
Melt the butter in a small pan over a low heat, then stir in the golden syrup.
In a small bowl, combine the bicarbonate of soda with 3 tablespoons of boiling water, then stir it into the butter mixture.
Combine the flour, oats, sugar and coconut in a medium bowl. Make a well in the middle, then add the butter mixture, vanilla extract and orange zest. Give the wet ingredients a good mix, then gradually stir in the dry ingredients to combine.
Place heaped tablespoons of the mixture onto the prepared baking trays, leaving a rough 3cm gap between each one. Place in the hot oven for around 10 minutes, or until golden, then transfer to a wire cooling rack to cool completely.

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