Banana Biscuits with Nutella.
Prep time 15mins
Cook time 15mins
Serves or Makes: 8

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  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon, ground
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg, ground
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground all spice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger, ground
  • 1 stick of cold unsalted butter, cubed
  • 1/3 cups hazelnuts, chopped, optional
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk + 3 tablespoons buttermilk, divded
  • 1 medium ripe banana, mashed
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Nutella®, for drizzling


  • Step 1

    Heat oven to 450°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  • Step 2

    Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, and ginger in a large bowl and stir with a whisk or fork. Add in cubed butter. Using your hand or pastry cutter, cut the butter into the dry ingredients. It should look like a bowl full of small peas. Mix in hazelnuts if using.

  • Step 3

    In a small bowl, mash the banana. Add buttermilk, maple syrup and vanilla extract.. Stir to combine.

  • Step 4

    Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and add in the banana mixture. Stir 3-4 times until dough comes together. It should be slightly sticky. Add a tablespoon more of buttermilk if needed.

  • Step 5

    Use a ice cream scoop, two spoons, or a ¼ cup to drop the batter on the cookie sheet (8 total). Place in freezer for about 15 minutes.

  • Step 6

    Remove and brush with remaining buttermilk. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm and drizzle with Nutella.