Halloween Recipe ~ Soul Cakes

Soul cakes are rich cookies that have been used traditionally by the British and Irish during the Middle Ages on Halloween. As children and the poor would go door-to-door in hopes of money or blessings, many homes would give out soul cakes. This is where the origin of trick-or-treating came from. Soul cakes have evenContinue reading “Halloween Recipe ~ Soul Cakes”

Halloween Recipe: Soul Cakes

Soul Cakes are small round cakes (more like cookies) that were traditionally used in medieval England on Halloween. The poor would go door-to-door that night and seek food, money, or prayers from the wealthy, and in return the poor would offer their own prayers. Often, people would hand out soul cakes to the poor. SoulContinue reading “Halloween Recipe: Soul Cakes”