|All purpose flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Baking powder||2 Teaspoon|
|Butter||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Currants||1⁄2 Pound, dried|
|Milk||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Thoroughly mix the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a bowl.
Cut in butter with a pastry blender or two knives until particles are the size of rice kernels.
Stir in currants.
Add the milk and stir with a fork only until a soft dough is formed.
Shape dough lightly into a ball and roll out 1/2 inch thick on a lightly floured surface.
Cut into rounds with a 2-inch cutter.
Place on ungreased baking sheet.
Bake at 45°F 12 to 15 minutes.