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Northumbrian Girdle/Griddle Cakes Aka Gosforth Gridies



Sift salt and flour together, rub in butter until it looks like fine breadcrumbs.
Add sugar and currants.
Make a well in the middle of this mixture and add the milk and eggs, stir gently until combined.
Knead lightly on a lightly floured surface and roll out until it is about 1/2 inch (1.3 cm)thick.
Cut into small rounds and cook on a well greased griddle for 4-5 minutes each side or until light golden brown.
Serve hot with butter.