|All purpose flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|White sugar||2 Tablespoon|
|Baking powder||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Baking soda||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Buttermilk||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Currants||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), dried|
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.