85g porridge oats
85g dessicated coconut
100g plain flour
100g caster sugar
1 tbsp golden syrup
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
Preheat the oven to 180'c/Gas Mark 4 and line a baking tray with greaseproof paper.
Put the oats, coconut, flour and sugar in a bowl and mix. Melt the butter in a small pan then stir in the golden syrup. Add 2 tbsp boiling water to the bicarbonate of soda then stir into the golden syrup and butter mixture.
Make a well in the middle of the dry ingredients and pour in the butter mixture. Stir gently to incorporate the dry ingredients.
Put tablespoonfuls of the mixture onto the baking sheet with room for expanding. Bake in batches for 8 - 10 minutes until golden then transfer to a wire rack to cool.