Simple shaped biscuits with a mild and fragrant twist.
Preheat oven to 180°c/350°F/Gas Mark 4.
Cream together butter and sugar until smooth. Add the egg yolk, almond essence and golden syrup and mix until fully combined. Add the freshly squeezed juice of one lemon and mix fully. Add the flour, almonds and lemon zest and mix thoroughly, bringing together to form a medium firm dough. Knead and form into a ball.
Roll on a floured surface to a thickness of 4-5mm and cut desired shapes (Baby Awesome recommends dinosaurs for extra-awesome biscuit/play possibilities). Place on a lined baking sheet and bake for 18 minutes or until biscuits have turned a light golden colour. Place on a wire cooling rack until fully cool. Store in an airtight container for up to five days.