Introduction: Banana Java Scones

About: A fitness Instructor, active mother of 3

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

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