ANZAC day is observed each year in New Zealand and Australia on the 25th April. It is a day for remembrance for all the NZ and Australian soldiers who served during wars.
The ANZAC biscuit has become a bit of a tradition here in NZ which is named after 'Australian New Zealand Army Corps'
These delicious biscuits can be made chewy or crunchy
Makes about 24 biscuits
Preheat oven to 150 degrees Celsius
1 C flour
1 & 3/4 C rolled oats
1 t cinnamon
1/2 C sugar
1/4 C brown sugar
1 C coconut
125 g butter
1/4 C golden syrup
2 T water
1 t baking soda
Sift flour into a bowl. Mix in rolled oats, cinnamon, both sugars and coconut.
In a small saucepan heat butter, golden syrup and water over a low heat until butter is melted.
Remove from heat and add baking soda. Stir.
Add liquid mixture to dry and stir well to combine.
Roll 2 heaped Tablespoons of mixture into a ball and place on lined baking tray.
Continue to roll balls onto the tray placing them about 5 cm apart.
Once you have a tray of biscuits, gently press each ball flat ( about 1 cm thick)
Cook in oven for about 18 mins. If you prefer a crunchier biscuit, cook for about 22-24 mins.
Leave to cool on cooling rack.