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Theres nothing like a plate of home-baked crunchy biscuits with a cup of coffee or tea to raise the spirits. Am I right? And when theyre baking, the sweet scent fills the warm kitchen, how wonderful it is! Baking a plant of tasty biscuits is difficult for most people since there are many things to be watch out. Here I would like to share one of my favouriteCast iron DESSERT recipeswith you which is easy to bake and very healthy. It is one skillet olive Anzac Biscuit, an Australia style food, and this biscuit has became a staple of home baking in both Australia and New Zealand since 1917. The recipe I share with you here is really special since the size of this biscuit is like a pie. However, the flavor of this biscuit is no different than any other cute cookies.

This kind of biscuits used to be sent to soldiers abroad because theycould be kept long time and not spoil easily. In addition, these biscuits were a little taste of home and gave a feeling of comfort when out of the country. During World War 1, the wives, mothers and girlfriends of the Australian soldiers were concerned about the food being supplied to their men. Any food they sent to the fighting men had to be carried in the ships of the Merchant Navy, most of which were lucky to maintain a speed of ten knots so that any food sent had to be able to remain edible after periods in excess of two months. That is the reason why the Anzac biscuit was invented. Today, they can be found in anysupermarket. But I tend to make this biscuit in my own kitchen. Why not bake by your own at home, it is easy to make and the taste is really special. Your kitchen would be filled with the sweet fragrance of oats. The recipe is perfect for beginners of cooking, especially for those first-time bakers and the biscuitscan stay good for a long time, make a huge batch and keep them in a tin for neighbors or friends who drop in. Here is the one skillet olive oil Anzac biscuit recipe. Hope it can help you, believe me, it is worth havi`ng a try.

SKILLET OLIVE OIL ANZAC BISCUIT

INGREDIENTS:

  1. 1 cup all-purpose flour
  2. 3/4cup brown sugar
  3. 1 cup rolled oats
  4. 3/4cup fine unsweetened desiccated coconut
  5. 3 teaspoons golden syrup
  6. 3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  7. 1/2teaspoon bicarb soda

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Preheat oven to 180C. Add olive oil to a large cast iron skillet and use a brush to completely coat the inside with oil.
  2. Add flour, brown sugar, rolled oats and coconut in a large mixing bowl. Mix them to combine with a whisk. Add golden syrup, olive oil and bicarb soda in a separate bowl. Whisk until roughly combined.
  3. Put the wet mixture of the small bowl into the dry ingredients. Then whisk until well mixed.
  4. Transfer the dough into the cast iron skillet and smooth the surface by using the back of a spoon.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes until the surface become caramelly brown.
  6. Leave the biscuit to cool in the skillet when it is hot, and the texture is still soft. Once the biscuit is cooled completely, slice into wedges and serve it immediately.

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The biscuits should be crunchy and also chewy when cooling down. You can modify the recipe, for example, using Karo light syrup instead of golden syrup if you dont want to go with the golden. You could also add regular coconut for this recipe. Using your imagination and you will get what you want. For sure this recipe could addin your favorite menu to enjoy. You can also make this Cast iron skillet recipe for breakfast, I think it would be a great meal for starting the day if you match with a cup of coffee. Next time I would like to introduce an easy but delicious cake recipe for you ----SKILLET LEMON CUSTARD CAKE - FOR LEMON LOVERS. This cake is sweet and has a strong flavor of lemon. And it could be a really good desert for killing time.