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anzac biscuits
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4.91 from 11 votes

Anzac Biscuits

An early version of this traditional and much-loved Australian biscuit.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Australian
Keyword: Anzac biscuit
Servings: 20 biscuits
Calories: 122kcal


  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup plain flour (all-purpose flour)
  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon bicarb soda
  • 115 grams butter
  • 1 tablespoon golden syrup
  • 1 tablespoon hot water


  • Pre-heat oven to 160 degrees celsius (fan-forced)
  • Line two baking trays with baking paper.
  • Combine oats, flour and sugar in a mixing bowl.
  • Heat butter and syrup in a saucepan over low heat until melted. Remove from heat.
  • Mix bicarb soda and hot water and then add to the melted butter and syrup mixture. The mixture will froth up.
  • Add frothy melted mixture to dry ingredients and stir well to combine.
  • Roll tablespoonfuls of the mixture into balls. Place on lined baking tray and flatten a little with your fingers. Space apart to leave room for spreading.
  • Bake for 18 minutes or until a golden brown colour.


Calories: 122kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 96mg | Potassium: 21mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 144IU | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 1mg