Chocolate Coconut Dreams

Chocolate Coconut Dreams
Chocolate biscuits made with oats, flour, coconut and topped with melted chocolate. This was one of the first biscuits I made as a teenager.
[caption id="attachment_42880" align="aligncenter" width="604"]Chocolate Coconut Dreams Chocolate Coconut Dreams[/caption] Ingredients: 2 cups cake flour (plain flour) 2 cups rolled oats 1 cup sugar 1 ¼ cup desiccated coconut 250g soft butter 5ml bicarbonate of soda 25ml boiling water 25ml cocoa powder 25ml golden syrup 2 large eggs, beaten To complete: 200g cooking chocolate Method: Combine flour, oats, sugar & coconut in a large mixing bowl. Rub in butter with finger tips to resemble fine crumbs. Pour boiling water over bicarbonate of soda, stir in cocoa powder and golden syrup. Beat eggs well and combine all ingredients. Mix well to form soft dough. Divide into approx. 30 small balls. Place on a baking tray and press flat with a fork. Bake in a preheated oven at 190 degrees Celsius for 10-12 minutes. Cool on a cooling rack and dip the top of the biscuits in melted cooking chocolate.
Cool completely before storing in an airtight container. This biscuits last for up to a month if stored in an airtight container.
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