Scones are a great snack/treat for anytime of the day.
These tasty morsels are made tender with bananas, healthy with whole wheat and have a kick start with caffeine!
Step 1: Ingredients
2 cup whole wheat pastry flour(I used Robin Hood Wheat omega 3, it's new)
4 tsp baking powder
pinch of salt
4 tbsp agave syrup :this does not raise your blood sugar level; honey or sugar can be used
1/3 cup coconut oil or butter
1/2 cup mashed ripe bananas
1/4 cup almond or dairy milk
1/4 cup strong brewed coffee/espresso
1 tsp each vanilla, cinnamon
1/4 tsp each ginger, cardamom, nutmeg
1/3 cup dried cranberries
1/3 cup granola
Step 2: Prep
Preheat the oven to 425F. Line a baking sheet with parchment or use a silpat sheet.
Mix all the dry ingredients together, except granola Cut in the shortening
Mix all the wet ingredients; Pour them into the dry
Add the cranberries
Stir to mix with a fork. Do not overmix
Step 3: Shaping
Gently pat out the mixture to a 1" thickness using your thumb to straighten the sides.
Sprinkle with granola, cut into 8 sections; using the knife push apart just slightly (1/8")
Bake for 30 min until golden brown
Top with a scoop of icecream
Serve with jam and a pat of butter or margarine