Peanut Butter and Banana Scones

November 5, 2017

Author Notes: Scones are one of the much loved and easy to make English teatime treats, this is the reason why we couldn’t resist but to create this healthy alternative. A little tip to help you get the best results is that the less you touch the dough, the crumblier your scones will be.The recipe can be found here -
http://www.mynutricounter.com/peanut-butter-and-banana-scones/
Nikki Brown

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 275 grams gluten-free biscuit and baking mix
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder/bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 150 grams banana, mashed
  • 50 grams coconut sugar
  • 100 grams peanut butter
  • 1 piece egg
  • 80 milliliters milk
  • 115 grams raspberry jam – optional
  • 2 tablespoons milk, for brushing
In This Recipe

Directions

  1. In a bowl, whisk together all dry ingredients – flour, baking powder, xanthan gum, and salt.
  2. In a separate bowl, beat together the wet ingredients – peanut butter, banana, egg, vanilla, milk, and sugar.
  3. Add the dry mixture in to the wet.
  4. Turn resulting dough on a lightly floured surface and knead.
  5. Roll it to about 1/2” thick.
  6. Cut it into individual rounds using a 2.5” cookie cutter.
  7. Brush the tops with milk.
  8. Bake for 20 minutes at 190C/375F.
  9. Allow to completely cool on a cooling rack.
  10. Finally, if you want to sweeten the scones, then you can smother them with some delicious raspberry jam.

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