How to Make a Soul Cake for Samhain

4 Easy Ways to Make Samhain Soul Cakes

Soul cakes were traditionally given out on Samhain to anyone who came to the door. Here's how to make soul cakes for your Samhain rituals.

Samhain is known by most people as Halloween, but for Witches and Pagans it's considered a Sabbat to honor the ancestors who came before us.

Samhain is known by most people as Halloween, but for Witches and Pagans it's considered a Sabbat to honor the ancestors who came before us. This looks like a Lady Frieda Harris painting.

"The celebration of Samhain (pronounced in proper Gaelic: 'sow-in') came from the Celtic peoples many centuries ago. It's a time which is thought to be when the division between the living and the dead was at its thinnest. Meaning denizens of the afterlife could communicate or even cross over back to the land of the living. The celebration of this day comes from trying to appease the dead. Cernunos--the Forest Lord in all his autumn finery--cape of various autumn leaves, crimson mask and…

The celebration of Samhain (pronounced in proper Gaelic: 'sow-in') came from the Celtic peoples many centuries ago.

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