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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


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


  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



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.