Heat oven to 400 degrees. Combine flour, sugar, and baking powder in medium bowl. Cut butter into dry ingredients until mixture resembles fine crumbs. Stir in 1 egg, currants and just enough half and half so dough leaves sides of bowl. Turn dough onto lightly floured surface. Knead lightly 10 times. Roll to 1/2" thick.
Cut dough into 2 1/4" circles
with floured cutter. Place on ungreased cooking sheet. Brush with beaten
egg mixture. Bake until golden, 10 to 12 minutes. Immediately remove from