Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins
From James Reason Alive and Cooking. Information given on the products used - Pura Sour Cream is a rich cultured cream with a distinctive tart taste. It has 35% butterfat and also comes in a Light variety that is reduced in fat (18%) that can also be used in this recipes. Pura Thicken Cream is the perfect cream for whipping into soft, light peaks but is also suitable for using as a pouring cream or in cooking. Pura Thickened Cream has been thickened to improve its stability and has a butterfat content of 35%. It is sometimes known as pouring or single cream.
- 2 cups self-raising flour
- 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
- 300 ml sour cream (Pura brand used)
- 1⁄4 cup milk
- flour (extra for dusting)
- milk (extra for brushing)
- 300 ml thickened cream (Pura brand used)
- 1⁄4 cup dark brown sugar
- 3 bananas (large roughly chopped)
- 1⁄4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 2 teaspoons caster sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Preheat oven to 230°C.
- Place flour and salt in a large mixing bowl and make a well in the centre and stir in sour cream and milk to form a soft dough.
- Knead lightly on a floured surface until just smooth.
- Pat to 2cm thickness and cut into round with a floured 4cm to 5cm scone cutter, taking care not to twist as you cut.
- Place on a oven tray and brush only the tops with milk and then place in the oven in the top upper half and bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until puffed and golden brown.
- Banana Jam - combine 1/4 cup thicken cream in a fry pan and brown sugar and heat until melted and then add bananas and cinnamon and simmer for 10 minutes stirring occasionally, until thick and jam like.
- Vanilla Cream - lightly whip remaining cream, sugar and vanilla together until soft peaks form.
- Serve scones with banana jam and vanilla cream.