Banana Recipes

Banana Scones

A simple variation on an all-time classic recipe.

Serves 8
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins


  • 1 banana
  • 350g self raising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 85g cold butter
  • 175 ml milk
  • 1 egg
  • 4 tbsp of caster sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 dash of lemon juice


Preheat oven to 220°C.

Combine the self raising flour and baking powder. Add the butter (cut into cubes) and make it into a fine crumble mixture using fingertips. Add 3tbsp of caster sugar and stir.

In a jug mix the milk, cinnamon, vanilla essence and the lemon juice.

Add the milk mixture to the crumble mixture stirring with a knife. Dice the banana and add it to this dough.

It will be a sticky dough. Squish this to about 4cm thick and cut in shapes. Place on baking paper and brush top with beaten egg and sprinkle of sugar.

Cook for about 10-15 minutes in the oven, until golden brown.