August 15, 2012

Blueberry Banana Sourdough Scones

On the Menu Today~
Blueberry Banana Sourdough Scones with Lemon Glaze

A Delicious Scone made with a sourdough starter,
mashed bananas, fresh blueberries and
topped with almonds and a lemon glaze~

Blueberry Banana Sourdough Scones

  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup butter, cold and cubed
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries, rinsed and patted dry
  • 1 cup (about 2 mashed) bananas
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 3/4 cup sourdough starter
  • 1 egg
  • Sliced almonds (for the top of scones)
  • Lemon Glaze, (recipe follows)
Cooking Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Combine flour, oats, baking powder, and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in blueberries, toss to coat.
  3. In a medium bowl stir together, bananas, brown sugar, sourdough and egg.
  4. Stir banana mixture into dry ingredients until moistened. Turn dough onto well floured surface.
  5. Knead 5 to 10 times (dough will be very sticky) Pat into a 12 inch circle. Cut into 10 to 12 scones. Transfer scones to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Place a few sliced almonds on top of each scone, press down lightly,
  6. Bake at 375 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Remove scones from oven, transfer to wire racks, cool slightly.
  8. Drizzle with Lemon Glaze.

Lemon Glaze

  • 1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 teaspoons  lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons milk
Cooking Directions
  1. Whisk together confectioners' sugar, lemon juice, lemon zest and vanilla extract.
  2. Whisk in enough milk to reach desired drizzling consistency.

Scones, Blueberry, Banana, Sourdough, Glaze/Icing

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