Banana Bread Scones

Try this quick and healthy banana bread scones recipe on a lazy sunday – your family will thank you for it! Using ingredients such as 2 ripe bananas and a touch of cinnamon for that authentic taste, enjoy with a fresh juice or even a rich coffee.

Ingredients

1 cup white whole wheat flour

1.25 cup all-purpose flower

1/3 cup brown sugar

1 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp salt

1.5 tsp cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon nutmeg

1/2 cup unsalted better (cut into pieces)

2 ripe bananas (chopped and mashed)

1 egg lightly beaten

Brown Sugar Glaze (optional)

1/2 cup confectioners sugar

2 tbsp brown sugar

1/2 tsp vanilla extract

2-3 tsp milk

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 350. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a baking mat.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together flours, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  3. Cut in butter with a pastry blender or two forks until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in mashed banana and egg. Stir until just combined.
  4. Turn dough out onto well-floured surface. Dough will be soft and somewhat sticky. Knead 5-6 times until dough comes together.
  5. Shape into an 8-inch circle. Brush top of dough with water. Stir together sugar and cinnamon for topping and sprinkle over the top. Cut into 8 pieces and place on prepared baking sheet.
  6. Bake for 15-18 minutes or until light golden brown. Transfer to wire rack to cool.
  7. In a small bowl, whisk together sugars. Add in vanilla and 2 tsp milk. Add another tsp milk if you want a thinner glaze. Drizzle over cooled scones. Serve.
  8. Store leftovers in a loosely covered container.

Image and Recipe via A Kitchen Addiction