This recipe is from the CWA (Country Women’s Association). It’s a classic recipe that does not need any changes.
- 150g (1 cup) plain flour
- 220g (1 cup) sugar
- 100g (1 cup) rolled oats
- 90g (1 cup) desiccated coconut
- 125g butter
- 1 tbsp golden syrup or treacle
- 2 tbsp boiling water
- 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
Preheat the oven to 180°C, lightly grease two baking trays.
Combine flour, sugar, oats and coconut in a bowl.
Gently melt the butter with the golden syrup in a saucepan. Combine the boiling water with the bicarbonate of soda and stir to dissolve. Add to the butter mixture and mix well, then stir into the dry ingredients until thoroughly combined.
Roll teaspoons of the mixture and place onto the trays, allowing room for spreading.
Bake for 10 minutes,or until golden brown.
Allow to cool on the tray for a few minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.