November 29, 2017

Sturdy Gingerbread for Houses (with instructions for construction)

Sturdy Gingerbread for Houses (with instructions for construction)

If you have visions of lovely gingerbread houses floating like sugar plums through your head, this recipe is for you. It yields a VERY strong, very sturdy dough that will hold up well to being left out as part of Christmas decorations, and it can bear a lot of weight from candy add-ons! Read the entire directions – including our special notes – carefully before starting this recipe, for best and most accurate results.

You should know that this recipe has been created to use for decorating: the finished baked good is very hard and not sweet, so don’t expect it to taste like gingerbread men – you might chip a tooth trying to eat it if it’s been sitting out for a month! If you want tasty gingerbread – ONLY appropriate for very small houses and immediate eating – try this regular or this vegan roll out gingerbread recipe instead.

This recipe yields enough for ONE small gingerbread house – You may use any free online gingerbread house template with this recipe.. see notes below recipe for calculating yields. Full recipe under the video: