Monday 24 April, 2017 0 Comments

It's ANZAC day tomorrow and we're getting ready to don a red poppy and honour the fallen New Zealander and Australian soldiers that served to keep our incredible country safe.

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On the 25th of April 1915, our ANZAC forces landed in Gallipoli (now part of Turkey) and stormed the Gallipoli Peninsula. There they were surprised by fierce opposition and suffered the loss of many ANZAC lives. 

Back at home, trays of simple, oat bikkies were being baked to raise funds for the war effort at galas, parades and other public events. It is also widely believed that these hardy, oat biscuits were sent to loved ones fighting on the Western Front.

After the battle at Gallipoli, these biscuits became known as ANZAC biscuits and they have become a traditional bikkie that we still bake for the fallen soldiers today. 

To remember our ANZAC soldiers we've created a delicious, BePure ANZAC biscuit recipe. This recipe honours the original oaty taste but has a BePure spin – it's free from the common dietary aggravators - gluten, dairy and refined sugars.

Enjoy these as a special treat with a mug of our delicious BePure Chai Latte.  

Gluten Free Anzac Biscuit Recipe  

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Ingredients  

  • 3/4 cup of gluten-free oats  
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened desiccated coconut
  • 1/2 cup almond meal
  • 1 tsp of guar gum 
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • Sprinkle of sea salt
  • 4 tbsp natural maple syrup
  • 3 tbsp of melted coconut oil 
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract  
  • 4 tbsp of warm water

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees celsius.
  2. Mix oats, coconut, almond meal, baking powder and sea salt together. 
  3. Create a well in the centre and add maple syrup, coconut oil, vanilla and water.
  4. Mix everything together.  
  5. Roll into balls and press flat onto a greased tray
  6. Bake for 12-15 minutes, they should be golden and will be soft to touch when ready.
  7. Allow to cool completely, they'll harden as the cool. 

If you make any BePure ANZAC cookies we'd love to see them! Be sure to tag us in your pics on Instagram using @bepurebenwarren or use #bepurebenwarren for your chance to be featured. 





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