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  • Serves 15
  • 15 mins prep
  • 35 mins cook

Anzac cake

Anzac cake

Enjoy the great Australian classic in cake form - enhanced by a delicious honey icing.

Ingredients

Cake

  • 125 g butter, chopped
  • 1/2 cup golden syrup
  • 2 cups self-raising flour
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/4 cup caster sugar
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 eggs

Honey icing

  • 1 1/2 cups icing sugar mixture
  • 60 g butter, melted
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 tbsp hot water (approximately)

Steps

Anzac cake

  1. Preheat oven to moderate, 180°C (160°C fan-forced). Lightly grease and line a 20x30cm slice pan.
  2. In a small saucepan, combine butter and golden syrup. Stir over heat until smooth.
  3. In a large bowl, combine self-raising flour, coconut and sugar. Stir in butter mixture. Gradually blend in combined milk and eggs, until smooth.
  4. Pour mixture into prepared pan. Bake for 25-30 minutes until cooked when tested. Turn cake onto a wire rack to cool.

Honey icing

  1. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine icing sugar, butter, honey, vanilla essence, and enough hot water to make thick, spreadable icing.
  2. Spread icing over cooled cake. Cut into squares.
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