Soul Cakes Recipe This page first published: Sep 26, 2004 · Updated: Jan 18, 2021 · by CooksInfo. Copyright © 2021 · This web site may contain affiliate links · This web site generates income via ads · Information on this site is copyrighted. Taking whole pages for your website is theft and will be DCMA'd. See re-use information. Soul Cakes are a traditional English dessert that makes its appearance on All Soul’s Day. Though the English refer to them as (small) cakes, North Americans would likely say cookies.