Irish Scones


12 ounces unbleached flour

1 stick butter

4 tablespoons sugar

1 teaspoon baking soda

pinch salt

3 ounces currants optional

buttermilk to make a soft dough


Rub butter into flour. Add dry ingredients and enough buttermilk to make a soft dough. Knead till smooth, roll and cut.
Bake 15-20 minutes in hot oven.