ANZAC

Beginning in the cool pre-dawn silence, Aussies everywhere today fulfill a promise to our military fallen; we will remember them.

lest we forget

I’m up at Mum’s place and we decided to make some ANZAC biscuits!

ANZAC bikkies

Merle Parrish’s Anzac biscuit recipe [via]

Prep time: 20 mins
Cooking time: 6-7 mins per batch
Makes: 45

1 cup plain flour
2 tsp ground ginger
1 1/2 cups rolled oats
1 cup desiccated coconut
1 cup white sugar
1 tbsp golden syrup
2 tbsp boiling water
1 tsp bicarb soda
160g butter, melted

1 Preheat oven to moderate (170C) and grease two large baking trays.

2 Sift the flour and ground ginger into a mixing bowl, and add the oats, coconut and sugar. Make a well in the centre.

3 Stir the golden syrup, boiling water and bicarb in a small bowl until combined. Add to the dry ingredients, along with the melted butter. Mix well.

4 Take heaped teaspoons of mixture and roll into balls. Place onto trays, and flatten gently. Bake for 6–7 minutes, until lightly golden.

5 Cool on the trays for 10 minutes, until they firm up slightly, then lift onto wire racks to cool completely.

ANZAC mixture
go you little beauties!
oven ready!
freshly baked
golden towers of ANZAC sweetness

Jay is back home in Sydney where he and his mates played two-up and drank many beers!

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning,
We will remember them.

Ode of Remembrance ~

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