One of my mother’s Canadian specialities – crisp, spicy, and very good – and a family favourite for many years.
Sieve the flour into a mixing bowl. Rub in the butter and mix to a dough with the milk. Wrap and chill the dough while making the filling. Cream the butter and sifted sugar. Beat in the egg, cinnamon, mixed spice and currants.
On a lightly floured board, roll out the pastry until