My Version of Australian Jack

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READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Baby Kato

This recipe was submitted for play in ZWT8 - Australia. The recipe is from Heath Heatens: A Heath Ledger Fansite. Sounds like a tasty treat to me, I'll be trying it, have made a few minor adjustments as per taste.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
  2. Cream the butter; add the sugar and beat until light and fluffy.
  3. Dissolve the baking soda in the water and add, stirring well.
  4. Now add the oatmeal, coconut, ginger and rum, mixing well.
  5. The mixture should be fairly firm. If necessary, add a little more oatmeal.
  6. Knead lightly on a floured surface. Press the mixture in a buttered baking dish, about 8 x 12 inches.
  7. The dough should be about 1/2 inch thick.
  8. Bake at 300 degrees for 35 minutes, or until brown on top.
  9. Cut into squares while hot and Enjoy.

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