Step 1Heat the oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a baking sheet.
Step 2Melt the butter and golden syrup in a saucepan over low heat.
Step 3Combine the flour, sugar, coconut, oatmeal and ginger in a mixing bowl. Stir in the melted mixture. Dissolve the baking soda in the water, then stir it into the batter.
Step 4Roll the batter into 1 1/2-inch balls and place them on the baking sheet 2 inches apart. Flatten them with a fork dipped in flour.
Step 5Bake the biscuits until golden brown, 15 to 18 minutes. Cool on a wire rack before storing in an airtight jar.