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Anzac Slice

This classic Anzac Slice is simple to make and can be ready to enjoy in less than one hour.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Slices
Cuisine: Australian
Keyword: Anzac Slice, Slices
Servings: 24 slices
Calories: 108kcal
Author: Lauren

Equipment

  • 18 x 28cm slice tin

Ingredients

  • 1 & ¼ cups plain flour 190 grams
  • 1 & ¼ cups rolled oats 140 grams
  • 1 cup brown sugar 160 grams
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut 90 grams
  • 150 grams butter chopped into small pieces
  • 2 tablespoons golden syrup
  • ½ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 2 tablespoons boiling water

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 180°C (fan-forced) and line a slice tin (approx 28cm x 18cm) with baking paper. Make sure you leave paper hanging over the edges to help you remove it from the tin later.
  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, oats, sugar and coconut using a large metal spoon and make a well in the centre.
  • Place the butter and golden syrup in a small saucepan and cook over a low heat for 6 - 8 minutes or until the butter has melted and the ingredients have combined.  Make sure to stir the mixture every minute or so.
  • In a separate bowl, combine the bicarbonate of soda and boiling water. Then remove the melted butter mixture from the heat and stir in the dissolved bicarbonate of soda mixture.
  • Pour the wet ingredients into the well made from the dry ingredients. Use a large metal spoon to combine.
  • Pour the slice into your  prepared pan and using the back of a spoon, press the mixture evenly into slice tray.  Bake for 25 minutes or until the slice is golden brown.
  • Carefully remove the slice from the oven and allow it to completely cool in the tray.
  • Use the overhanging baking paper to remove the slice from the tin and cut into squares to serve.

Thermomix Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 180°C (fan-forced) and line a slice tin (approx 28cm x 18cm) with baking paper. Make sure you leave paper hanging over the edges to help you remove it from the tin later.
  • Place the butter, golden syrup and brown sugar into the Thermomix bowl and cook for 2 minutes, 100 degrees, speed 2 to melt.
  • Scrape down the sides of the bowl and add the bicarbonate of soda and mix for 10 seconds on Speed 3.
  • Add the rolled oats, plain flour and coconut and mix for 20 seconds, REVERSE, Speed 2 to combine. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and mix for a further 10 seconds, REVERE, speed 2 until combined.
  • Place the mixture into the tray and press down firmly before popping it into the oven to bake for 25 minutes or until lightly golden brown.
  • Leave the Anzac Slice in the baking tray to cool for 10 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

Notes

  • This slice is best stored in an airtight container at room temperature and enjoyed within seven days.
  • It is important to let the slice completely cool before slicing into pieces, otherwise it will crumble when cutting.
  • You can freeze the leftover slice for up to two months.

Nutrition

Serving: 0g | Calories: 108kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 34mg | Potassium: 62mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1mg