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RecipeGirl's Banana Scones with Cinnamon Glaze

Banana Scones with Cinnamon Glaze

Banana Scones with Cinnamon Glaze - our favorite recipe from Lori Lange's aka RecipeGirl's newest cookbook!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword pastry
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6 scones
Calories 454 kcal
Author Anna

Ingredients

  • 2 c all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 c granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 6 Tbsp salted cold butter cut into pieces
  • 1/2 c mashed banana 1 large banana
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 Tbsp whipping cream
  • more flour for dusting
  • 1 c powdered sugar sifted
  • 2 Tbsp milk
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
US Customary - Metric

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Spray the baking sheet with a cooking spray or line with a parchment paper. Set aside.
  3. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients (flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and cinnamon). Add the butter and cut it in with a pastry cutter until the mixtures resembles coarse crumbs.
  4. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together banana, egg and cream. Add the dry ingredients and fold it all in with a spatula or a wooden spoon. Do not overmix.
  5. Dust your countertop with flour and place the scones dough on the surface.
  6. Sprinkle the top with more flour.
  7. Pat the dough into a round disk.
  8. Transfer onto a prepared sheet. Pat it down into a 1 and 1/2 inch thick disk. Using a sharp knife, cut the dough into 6 triangles. Gently pull each one away from the center, creating about 1/4 inch space between them.
  9. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes, or until golden brown on top.
  10. Cool on sheet for 20 minutes.
  11. Prepare the glaze by whisking all the ingredients together.
  12. Place scones on a wire rack over a rimmed baking sheet.
  13. Drizzle scones. Let the glaze dry for few minutes.
  14. Serve.

Recipe Notes

These scones are the best eaten on the same day.

Nutrition Facts
Banana Scones with Cinnamon Glaze
Amount Per Serving
Calories 454 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 68mg23%
Sodium 314mg14%
Potassium 330mg9%
Carbohydrates 74g25%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 38g42%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 515IU10%
Vitamin C 1.7mg2%
Calcium 113mg11%
Iron 2.3mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.