19 Jun 2012

Eggless Banana Scone



Now these scones ended up as a flop. I wanted nice, big scones. Instead? Pancake scones. Maybe it was the lack of eggs. Maybe it was the over mixing. Because I forgot that we do NOT want our scone batter to look silky smooth.

But what can you expect when I just bought a new electric mixer? Let it sit there beside me, not doing anything? It wanted to be used. It's like getting a sheet of bubble wrap and not being able to pop it. Pure torture.


Aha, they look bigger in a small mug

Now don't think just because they look funky that they tasted the part. They were actually very good. Tasted like a little slice of..banana? Perfect with tea. But then again, everything is perfect with tea. I have at least 1 pot of tea per day. Tea addict? I think so...


Now you can see just how pancake flat they look



What you'll need:

-1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
-5 tablespoons white sugar
-1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
-1/4 teaspoon salt
-1 ripe banana, mashed
-2 tablespoons milk
-1/4 cup sour cream
-3 tablespoons extra virgin oil


Directions:

    1.   Preheat the oven to 350˚F
    2.   In a large bowl, mix together the banana, milk, sour cream and oil until smooth.
    3.   In a medium bowl, combine the flour, sugar, cinnamon and salt. Slowly add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients, mixing until fully incorporated.
    4.   Press the batter into a lightly sprayed pie pan and cut into wedges. Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until golden brown. Place on wire racks to cool.



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14 comments:

  1. Hmmmm... They don't look bad at all, you could just cut them into squares and call the, banana bread squares! Love the use of sour cream!

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  2. Looks good not bad at all.. You could have named it flat scones :) It would have been more flat..
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  3. Eggless banana scone looks perfect and delicious.

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  4. they look good, I have to keep this recipe, it's been a while when I wanted to bake something and I realized I had no eggs!

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  5. What an interesting idea to have an eggless scone!

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  6. Cookie ? cake?- like scones ?! It still looks yummy ! ;D I bet it tastes good !

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  7. As long as it tastes good I guess it is worth the effort....:-)

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  8. they look very good though it is egg less.

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  9. interesting!!!!!!!!!they do not need to be called scones......i'm sure they tasted real good....and eggless is always a good way to go.(keep in mind the no. of people allergic to eggs)

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  10. they actualy dont look bad to me, i think sometimes it just depends how you shaped it..i dont mind having these now for my brekkie!

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  11. It's tempting to overmix, isn't it? Make meringues for your next recipe, and then you can mix to your heart's content!

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