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Banana and Sultana Drop Scones

  • Preparation Time; 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time; 8 minutes


  • 125g self-raising flour
  • Two tablespoons caster sugar
  • Half teaspoon baking powder
  • One small ripe banana,
  • About 125g with skin on, peeled and roughly mashed
  • One egg, beaten
  • 150ml milk
  • 50g sultanas
  • Oil, for greasing
  • Butter, clear honey, golden or maple syrup, to serve

Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes, do not resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality, let things flow forward naturally in whatever way they like.

– Lao Tzu


  1. Put the flour, sugar and baking powder in a mixing bowl, add the mashed banana with the egg, gradually whisk in the milk with a fork until the mixture resembles a smooth thick batter, stir in the sultanas.
  2. Pour a little oil on to a piece of folded kitchen paper and use to grease a griddle or heavy nonstick frying pan, heat the pan the drop heaped dessertspoonful of the mixture, well-spaced apart, on to the pan. Cook for 2 minutes until bubbles appear on the top and the undersides are golden, turn over and cook for 2 minutes more until the second side is done.
  3. Serve warm, topped with butter, honey, golden or maple syrup, and these are best eaten on the day they are made.
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