Richmond Short Cake


12oz butter
8oz currants
2lb flour
1 nutmeg, grated
8oz sugar lemon juice


Melt the batter, then pour into the mixed dry ingredients. Mix to a stiff paste, adding a little lemon juice. Roll out into a large, flattish round, and score the top with a diamond pattern. Sprinkle with sugar and bake on a greased baking sheet in a moderate oven for 30 minutes until golden brown.