3 Reviews

I've been making this recipe for 3 years now. When we first moved into our house in 2011, I am pretty positive I saw a ghost of some sort. My sister, being the wicca-dabbling anthropologist she is, suggested I make soul cakes as an offering. So, I stumbled upon this recipe and have been making these delicious morsels ever since. SUPER simple recipe--which makes them even better, I think. Plus, the combination of spices is terrific! I almost want to try increasing the amount of a couple of the spices next time to see if I get can the slightly spicier flavor that I prefer. Either way--simple, delicious and I prefer to slightly undercook these, as I prefer all cookies less crispy/crunchy.

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Rachel F. October 21, 2014

Mmmmm!! I love a recipe with history! Added a few tablespoons of currants and made these for Halloween dessert. Great combination of spices. I've been curse-free for five whole days! Thanks for posting this traditional recipe. cg ;)

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COOKGIRl November 05, 2006

i just tried this recipe for halloween, to have a traditional food. i loved it. my husband loved it. only problem? it's a bit dry. i'm not sure if it was something i did or the recipe itself, but these definitely need water or milk to help wash them down. next time i do this recipe, i'll probably add a pinch of baking powder and a smidge more ginger. otherwise, i love it!!!

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Laura N. October 31, 2015
Soul Cakes