- 1 cup plain (all-purpose) flour
- 1 cup desiccated coconut
- 2/3 cup brown sugar
- 1 cup rolled oats
- 125g/4oz butter
- 1 tablespoon golden syrup
- 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda (baking soda)
- 2 tablespoons boiling water
Preheat oven to 160/315F. Place flour, coconut, sugar and oats in a bowl Mix well.
Place butter and golden syrup in a saucepan over medium heat and melt.
Place bicarbonate of soda in a small bowl and add water. Stir to combine. Add bicarbonate mixture to saucepan and stir. Pour over oat mixture and stir all ingredients together.
Roll teaspoonfuls of biscuit mixture into balls and place on a greased and lined baking tray, leaving room for for spreading. Flatten each ball gently with a fork.
Bake biscuits for 15-20 minutes, or until biscuits are golden brown at the edges. Allow to cool slightly on trays before transferring to a wire rack.
This recipe is from Sydney Food by Bill Granger