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Banana Bread Scones

These easy Banana Bread Scones have the sweet and delicious taste of Banana Bread in a Scone! A.K.A. Comfort Food. This scone recipe is perfect for breakfast or a quick snack.

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Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 357 kcal
Author Katerina

Ingredients

For the Scones

  • 3 cups flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons cold butter , cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup milk (may need to add more)
  • 1 egg yolk , lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1- cup mashed banana

For the Glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons water

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 Fahrenheit.

  2. Grease a large, heavy baking sheet with cooking spray and set it aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt; mix until well combined.
  4. Rub the butter into the dry ingredients with your fingers, or with a pastry cutter; rub until the mixture resembles fine crumbs.
  5. Make a well in the center and pour in milk, egg yolk, and vanilla.
  6. Add mashed banana.
  7. Using a wooden spoon, combine all the ingredients just until the dough comes together.
  8. Transfer the dough onto a lightly floured surface and knead the dough five times.
  9. Flatten ball into a disk; cut dough-ball into 8 wedges or rounds.
  10. Put all the wedges on the baking sheet, leaving about 1/4-inch space between them.
  11. Bake the scones for 15 to 18 minutes, or until golden brown.
  12. Let cool for a few minutes and then transfer the scones to a wire rack.

In the meantime, make the glaze.

  1. In a small mixing bowl whisk together powdered sugar, vanilla and 2 tablespoons water; whisk until smooth and combined. If the glaze is too thick, add 1 more tablespoon water and whisk until smooth.
  2. While still warm, brush each scone with the glaze.
  3. Serve.

Recipe Notes

RECIPE SOURCE: DIETHOOD

 

Nutrition Facts
Banana Bread Scones
Amount Per Serving
Calories 357 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 40mg13%
Sodium 206mg9%
Potassium 322mg9%
Carbohydrates 67g22%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 27g30%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 250IU5%
Vitamin C 2.5mg3%
Calcium 95mg10%
Iron 2.4mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.