The recipe is fantastic easy to follow and worked wonderfully for my mini gingerbread house cookie cutter. In a medium bowl beat together the vegan butter or coconut oil and sugar until combined.
You will need to measure your house template of choice to determine how much dough you need to make for example we had to make a 6x batch to make enough dough for our house.
The best gingerbread house recipe. It s so easy and i honestly forgot to take pictures as i was making it. This recipe can be increased if you want to make it a project for several kids by doubling or even tripling the ingredients. This post will include a delicious gingerbread house recipe tips on how to make a gingerbread house the best way and my gingerbread house template so you end up with the best gingerbread house you can.
A single batch made enough dough to cut out 20 mini houses complete with gingerbread. Building a gingerbread house from scratch is a fantastic activity to do with family and friends. I used two batches of the royal icing for this entire gingerbread house.
It was done before i even thought about it. Be sure to print both pages of the pattern and cut out the pattern pieces before you begin. You do not need to print the whole ebook just set your printer to print pages 16 17 storing your gingerbread house.
If you re pressed for time you might want to use an easy gingerbread cookie dough recipe to speed the process along. 9 cups all purpose flour 1 1 4 cup butter or crisco 1 1 2 cups brown sugar packed 2 cups dark or light corn syrup 2 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp ginger 1 2 tsp clove. This is the best recipe i ve found that makes a strong and smooth gingerbread for houses and ornaments.
But i mixed in a little water to thin it out as needed for decorating the cookie cut outs. In a large mixing bowl cream the butter brown sugar molasses cinnamon ginger cloves and baking soda together until the mixture is smooth. The royal icing recipe i used is included in this gingerbread house recipe below.
This is a base recipe for strong gingerbread dough that is perfect for building houses. This recipe makes enough dough to fit in one standard 18 x 13 baking sheet. Instead of measuring out the flour for a double recipe use 1 5 pound bag plus 1 cup flour.
In a mixer fitted with a paddle attachment cream the butter until smooth. Blend in the flour and water to. In a large bowl whisk together the flour ginger cinnamon nutmeg cardamom and sea salt.
Add the eggs 1 at a time until incorporated. Add the sugar and mix until light and fluffy. I used the recipe just as is for the cement.
My gingerbread house pattern is free to download and includes a pdf with the recipes step by step instructions and photos.