- 1 cup rolled oats
- 1 cup plain flour
- 1/2 teaspoon mixed spice
- 1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
- 1/2 cup desiccated coconut
- 125 g butter, chopped
- 2 tablespoons golden syrup
- 2 tablespoons water
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
Preheat oven to 160 C. Combine oats, sifted flour, mixed spice, sugar and coconut in a large bowl. Mix well.
Combine butter, golden syrup and water in a medium pot; stir over low heat, without boiling, until butter is melted. Bring to boil, remove from heat and stir in soda.
Add syrup mixture to dry ingredients and mix well.
Grease 20 x 30 cm slice tin; line base and two opposite sides with baking paper, extending paper by 5 cms over edge of tin. Press out mixture into tin.
Cook for 35 minutes. Cool slice in tin for 5 minutes; transfer to a wire rack to cool.
Cut slice into squares
The recipe above has been supplied by a member of the public and has not been individually tested by Helen Jackson. Helen Jackson does not accept any liability in relation to publication of this recipe.