ANZAC biscuits were baked and put into parcels from home to be sent to soldiers.

ANZAC biscuits - fresh from the oven

ANZAC biscuits - scrumptious

This recipe comes from the New Zealand Edmonds Cookbook

 

125g flour
1 cup coconut
100g butter
1/2 teaspoon Bicarb of Soda
150g sugar
1 cup rolled oats
1 tablespoon golden syrup
2 tablespoons boiling water

1. Mix together flour, sugar, coconut and rolled oats. Melt butter and golden syrup.

2. Dissolve Bicarb soda in the boiling water and add to the butter and golden syrup.

3. Make a well in the centre of flour, stir in the liquid.

4. Place in spoonfuls on a greased tray.

5. Bake 15-20 mins at 180 degrees Celsius.