Air Fryer Scones {Banana Chocolate Chip}

Air fryer scones full of banana and chocolate chips are tasty any time. This is an easy recipe that creates soft fluffy centers with crisp golden brown crust and is ready in minutes. If you love banana bread, then this scone recipe is for you! Enjoy with morning coffee, afternoon tea, or a delicious snack!

Author: Julia
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 7 minutes
Total Time: 17 minutes
Yield: 8 1x
Cuisine: American
2 cups all-purpose flour
5 Tablespoons sugar
1 Tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
6 Tablespoon chilled unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
2/3 cup half-and-half, plus 1 tbsp.
1 ripe banana, mashed
3/4 cup mini chocolate chips
In a bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt.
Cut in butter with a pastry blender or two knives until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Stir in 2/3 cup half-and-half and vanilla extract until just moistened.
Gently fold in chocolate chips and mashed banana.
On a lightly floured surface, knead dough gently 5 to 10 times.
Pat into a 1-inch-thick round.
Cut into 6-8 rounds with 2-inch biscuit or cookie cutter; place on a parchment-lined air fryer basket.
Brush tops with 1 Tbsp half-and-half, sprinkle each with sugar.
Set air fryer to 390 degrees and cook for 7 minutes.
Let cool on wire rack.

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