ANZAC Biscuit Ice Cream Sandwiches

ANZAC biscuits. They’re perfect on their own – but if you have any spare, try these ice cream sandwiches.

This tasty treat originated back in the early 1900’s during World War 1. The wives, partners and mums back in Australia and New Zealand would send food parcels to their loved ones doing service. ANZAC biscuits were a good choice as they travelled well and were cheap to bake.

An ANZAC biscuit is great on its own, but another use for it is in ice cream sandwiches. Try not to cook these too long as they’re better chewy for this recipe. The ice cream can be any that you choose, but I used this ice cream because it is so, so good. Enjoy!

anzac biscuits

ANZAC biscuits straight out the oven.

anzac biscuit ice cream

The perfect ice cream sandwich.

 

These biscuits are an adaption of this recipe.

ANZAC Biscuit Ice Cream Sandwiches

Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 12 mins
Yields: 24 small biscuits

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups of sifted plain flour.
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup caster sugar
  • 3/4 cup dessicated coconut
  • 2 tablespoons golden syrup
  • 150g butter
  • 1/2 tsp bicarb soda

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 170 C
  2. Combine flour, oats, sugar and coconut in a bowl.
  3. Heat the golden syrup and butter on a low heat in a small saucepan. Melt completely them mix in bicarb soda. Remove from heat.
  4. Pour liquid into dry mix and combine.
  5. Scoop tablespoons of mix and roll into a balls. Place on an oven tray lined with baking paper then press down with a fork to flatten.
  6. Bake for 12 minutes or until lightly browned.
  7. Once the biscuits have completely cooled, scoop your preferred ice cream and place between two biscuits. See the description above for a link to my preferred ice cream for these sandwiches.

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A Melbourne guy who loves to create amazing ice cream.

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