Thursday, October 24, 2013

Soul Cakes - Samhain

Soul Cakes

o 1 cup lightly salted butter
o 3 3/4 cups sifted flour
o 1 cup granulated sugar
o 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
o 1 teaspoon cinnamon
o 1 teaspoon ginger
o 1 teaspoon allspice
o 2 eggs
o 2 teaspoons cider vinegar
o 4 -6 tablespoons milk
o powdered sugar, to sprinkle on top

Preheat oven to 350°F.
Cut the butter into the flour.
Blend in the sugar, nutmeg, ginger,
cinnamon and allspice; beat eggs, vinegar, and milk together.
Mix with the flour mixture until a stiff dough is formed.
Knead thoroughly and roll out 1/4-inch thick.
Cut into 3-inch rounds and place on greased baking sheets.
Prick several times with a fork and bake for 20-25 minutes.
Sprinkle lightly with powdered sugar while still warm.

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