Mix the dry ingredients until they are well combined.
Melt the butter and syrup in a small pan over a gentle heat. Do not let it bubble.
Dissolve the bicarbonate of soda in boiling water add to the melted butter mixture. It may foam a little.
Stir the butter mixture into the dry ingredients.
Lightly grease two baking trays or use baking paper. Place tablespoons of mixture onto the trays leaving room for spreading. Bake in the oven for 20 minutes or until golden brown at 150 C / 300 F.
Place on cooling racks for at least 5 minutes.
Enjoy eating them!
Or better, share with friends and colleagues!