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Thursday, October 20, 2011

Monkey Buns.

This was a recipe I merged into making it vegan from a recipe from Rachael Ray and Reversing Diabetes. I loved these little buns prevegan days and remembered the yummy Oatmeal Drop Scones, and figured I could merge them. And I did. And they were yummy! Here goes...

1 large banana, thinly sliced
1 cup honey
2 to 3 tablespoons ground cinnamon
1 cup old-fashioned oats
1 1/4 cups whole wheat pastry flour
1 teaspoon sugar/agave nectar
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/4 cups nondairy milk
1 tablespoon lemon juice or vinegar

Preheat oven to 400ºF. Spray 10 cups of a 12-cup muffin pan with nonstick cooking spray.

In each cup of the tin, lay down a few slices of banana and cover with about 1 tablespoon honey and a pinch of cinnamon.

Grind the oats to a fin meal in a dry blender. Pour into a medium bowl and add the flour, sugar/agave, baking soda, and salt. Mix well.

Mix the nondairy milk and lemon juice or vinegar in a small bowl. Pour into the dry mixture and stir briefly with a fork. Drop spoonfuls into muffin tins. Smooth the tops a bit with a wet fingertips. Bake for about 15 minutes.

When the scones come out of the oven, let them cool for a couple of minutes then place a large platter or baking sheet on top of the muffin pan. Carefully, but quickly, invert the biscuits. Remove the muffin tin and serve warm. Yum.


  1. These look like a tasty snack or breakfast. Do you have a recipe or link to go with it? ;) Also, the pesto stuffed mushrooms! Thanks!

  2. You ask, I deliver. ;) I was just being lazy while pregnant and trying to get some things posted so I could go back and put the reciepes to them when I had the time. Which, as you can see, hasn't happened. I need to get back into it and post all the new ones I have. YOu've rereminded me about this blog. So, thanks!

  3. Thank you! These look well as all of the other new recipes you've been adding. I've been in a cooking funk lately and it's time to get out. I've been to Sprouts and I've got new recipes. Life is good. Thanks again and keep the good stuff comin'!


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