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Scottish scones

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Janet Yang

Scottish scones

M.C. Beaton writes a series of mysteries set in the Scottish Highlands. Several of the books praise the scones made by the Currie sisters as being "feather-light."

Is this different from the typical English scone? Every scone I've ever had was rather dense. How do you make a feather-light scone?

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Lechem (not verified)

Fiction or Food?

There might be some artistic licence if the book is just about a fictional story. 

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Portus

... a light sconce was intended?

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clazar123

Light compared to heavy does not tell you an object is lightweight. It just tells you it is lighterweight than a heavy object.