Lavender Shortbread

This is a very simple shortbread biscuit recipe perfect for Tomorrow’s Table. This recipe can be adapted to suit your taste preferences and of course a chance to experiment with different flavours, textures and shapes! This sweet dough is perfect to get creative with making other types of biscuits and can really become a good base for many desserts and tart cases! Its a fun and easy recipe for cooking with children! When it comes to shaping the biscuits, It is important to take sections to roll out as this gluten free/paleo mix wont have the bind that regular flours have, don’t forget to freeze any extra dough for another days baking.

Serves Makes 10 biscuits

Cooks in Minutes


  • 400g ground almonds
  • 2 tbsp Dairygold
  • tsp lavender/vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • tsp baking powder
  • Option – Add 25g chopped nuts of choice


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C
  2. Place the ground almond and baking powder in a mixing bowl along with the Dairygold, using your finger tips rub together to create a breadcrumb like mix.
  3. Spoon in the honey and lavender, once again using your hands to make a dough ,which should easily stick together.
  4. Taking sections roll out the almond dough and cut into fingers, 1 -2 cm thick depending how you like it.
  5. Place on a lined baking tray and bake for 15 minutes until lightly golden around the edges.
  6. Let cool for 10 minutes to firm up, avoiding any crumbles!