Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 2 cups all-purpose flour

  2. 2 tablespoons white sugar

  3. 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

  4. 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

  5. 1/2 teaspoon salt

  6. 2 tablespoons butter

  7. 1 cup buttermilk

  8. 1/2 cup dried currants

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Combine flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Cut butter into flour mixture with pastry cutter. Add buttermilk until dough is soft. Stir in currants. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Knead for 5 minutes, or until smooth. Form dough into a 7 inch round. Place on a lightly oiled cake pan or cookie sheet. Cut 1/2 inch deep cross side to side. Score with cross 1/2 inch deep on the top. Bake in a preheated 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) oven for 40 minutes.


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