Chocolate and Banana Scones

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Makes: 8

Prep Time: 35 Minutes

Ingredients:

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2 tsp Baking Powder

2 tbsp of Caster Sugar

110g Unsalted Butter

300ml Whole Milk

One ripe, mashed up bananas

150g of chopped up dark chocolate

A handful of dried banana chips

1 Egg

Method:

1.Preheat the oven to 190°C/375°F/Gas Mark 5

2. Sieve the flour, baking powder and caster sugar in to a bowl then top into a food processor. (If you do not have a food processor do not fear! Just leave it in the bowl and you can do the next bit with your fingers)

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3. Chop up the butter, add it to the dry mix and then whizz it in the food processor until you have a mix that resembles fine breadcrumbs. (You can do this the old school way by rubbing the butter in to the dry mix until it resembles fine breadcrumbs- it just takes a it longer!)

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4. Tip the mix in to a large bowl and then stir in 100 grams of the chopped up chocolate.

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5. Make a well in the centre of the dry mix and then pour in the milk and the mashed up banana.

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6. Using a fork start to slowly incorporate the dry mix together with the wet ingredients.

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7. Once the mix has come together tip it on to a floured work surface and then shape it in to a flat circle with your hands.

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8. Cut the mix in to 8 triangles.

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9. Place the scones on to a baking tray lined with baking parchment and then cover in an egg wash.

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10. Top the scones with the remaining chocolate and the dried banana chips.

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11. Bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes.

Serve while still warm and with Nutella or caramel sauce

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