Royal Icing Gingerbread House Windows

Royal Icing Windows How to Make Stained Glass Windows with Royal Icing for Gingerbread Houses Wicked Goodies

I am wicked into the following method for icing gingerbread house windows because it creates an embedded stained glass windowpane effect.

How to Make Stained Glass Windows with Royal Icing for Gingerbread Houses Wicked Goodies

This technique is an example of the classic royal icing edge & flood method.

How to Make Stained Glass Windows with Royal Icing for Gingerbread Houses Wicked Goodies

How to Make Stained Glass Windows with Royal Icing for Gingerbread Houses Wicked Goodies

Use round cutters, a ruler, and a sharp pointed sculpting impliment to etch guidelines in the windows for a stained glass effect.

How to Make Stained Glass Windows with Royal Icing for Gingerbread Houses Wicked Goodies

Prepare a small amount of denser chocolate-colored royal icing to edge.

How to Make Stained Glass Windows with Royal Icing for Gingerbread Houses Wicked Goodies

And a larger amount of loose colored icings to flood.

How to Make Stained Glass Windows with Royal Icing for Gingerbread Houses Wicked Goodies

How to Make Stained Glass Windows with Royal Icing for Gingerbread Houses Wicked Goodies

Use a toothpick to spread the flood icing into corners/dry spots.

How to Make Stained Glass Windows with Royal Icing for Gingerbread Houses Wicked Goodies

Let the windows dry for a few days before handling them again.

How to Make Stained Glass Windows with Royal Icing for Gingerbread Houses Wicked Goodies

Once all the wall pieces are also decorated and dried, attach the window pieces to the wall backsides. Allow those panels to dry another day or two before assembling the house parts.

How to Make Stained Glass Windows with Royal Icing for Gingerbread Houses Wicked Goodies

That’s how it works!

To see finished photos of this gingerbread house, go here.

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