Savoury banana drop scone pancakes with cream cheese and chive Recipe

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  • Vegetarian






15 min


10 min

These unusual pancake-style scones mix the sweetness of bananas with the savoury taste of soft cheese and herbs – delicious!


  • For theĀ 
  • :
  • 2 large, very green bananas, peeled and mashed
  • 25g onion, very finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic (optional), crushed
  • A pinch of dry oregano
  • A pinch of dry thyme
  • A pinch of salt and pepper
  • 1 free range egg, beaten
  • Oil for frying, as required
  • 1 small pack vegetarian Philadelphia-style soft cheese
  • 2-3 tbsp milk
  • Handful of fresh chives, chopped


  • Make the cream cheese and chive topping by mixing the soft cheese with a little milk and fresh chopped chives, to a thick, pouring consistency.

  • Mix the remaining ingredients together to make the scones.

  • Heat the oil, then drop spoonfuls of the mixture into the pan and fry until set.

  • Serve piping hot with lashings of the cream cheese and chives topping.

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