- 3-1/4 cups flour
- 1/3 cup brown sugar
- 2-1/2 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1-1/2 tsp cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 3/4 cup cold butter cut into small cubes
- 2/3 cup buttermilk
- 2 tsps. real banana extract (you can also just use vanilla)
- 2 mashed ripe bananas
- 1/2 cup mini choc chips (can also use nuts)
Whisk all the dry ingredients together in a large bowl. Add the butter and cut in with a pastry blender, you fingers or two knives until it is very small peas.
Add buttermilk and extract and with a wooden spoon, mix as well as you can. Mix in chips.
Put mixture onto counter top and bring together to make a cohesive dough. Divide in half. Press each half into a round about 1/2″ thick. Cut into 6 or 8 wedges.
Put on a prepared sheet and bake at 425 for 10-12 minutes. Cool
1/2 mashed banana with a few drops of banana extract
Add a pinch of salt, 1/4 tsp of cinnamon and mix well
Add 1 cup confectioners sugar and blend well.
Add 2-4 tbsps. of milk. Add more confectioners sugar if necessary to get a thick but pourable consistency
Drizzle on top of scones and if desired, sprinkle on a few more mini chips