From WWII to my kitchen table. This a healthy, wholesome nibble when you are looking for something to fill that four o’clock spot. Anzac slices originated during the second world war. They were sent with the Australian and Nieu-Zealand soldiers (ANZAC forces) to the front. There is no need to take out your electric mixer, a wooden spoon and a thrifty forearm will do.
- Stove or Microwave
- 3 C Rolled Oats
- 2 C Flour
- 2 C Coconut
- 1 C Sugar
- 250 gr Margarine / Butter
- 4 tbsp Golden syrup / Honey
- 4 tbsp Water
- 1 tsp Salt
- 1 tsp Bicarbonate of soda
- Preheat oven to 160'C.
- Grease a standard sized baking tray.
- Combine the oats, flour, sugar, coconut, salt and bicoarbonate of soad in a bowl.
- Place butter, syrup and water in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir until butter has melted. Alternatively place butter and syrup in a microwave container and melt in the microwave until the butter has melted.
- Stir in the butter mxture through the oat mixture.
- Place the mixture into the tray and press down firmly.
- Bake for approximately 25 min or until lightly golden brown.
- Leave in the baking tray to cool for 10 minutes. Cut in squares before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.