Soul Cakes Recipe

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 Soul Cakes Recipe
Dr. Kelly of Healing Focus

This was the original beggar’s night treat!


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.


Two sticks butter
3 and 3/4 cups sifted flour
1 cup fine sugar
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
1 tsp. each, cinnamon, ginger, and allspice
2 eggs
2 tsp. cider vinegar
4-6 Tbsp milk
Powdered sugar to sprinkle on top



  • Cut the butter into the flour with a pastry blender or a large fork.

Blend in:

  • sugar,

  • nutmeg,

  • ginger,

  • cinnamon and

  • allspice;


  • eggs,
  • vinegar, and
  • milk together.

Mix: with the flour mixture until a stiff dough is formed.

Knead thoroughly

roll out, 1/4 inch thick.

Cut into 3 inch rounds and place on greased baking sheets.

  • Prick several times with a fork 
  • bake for 20-25 minutes.


Sprinkle lightly with powdered sugar while still warm.


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