FREE Gingerbread Car Template

Gingerbread House Car Template

Here is an easy gingerbread cookie car design that you can customize with candy and decorations. Scroll down to get the free printable template. Piped Royal Icing Headlights I made the headlights and tail lights out of royal icing, which … Continue reading

FREE Gingerbread House Template 2

Gingerbread House Template

This custom gingerbread house design has some unusual angles to it. It also includes a front vestibule attachment. The diamond-shaped windows were formed using square cookie cutters. The attached doors were embossed. Instructions on how to emboss and overlay gingerbread dough are in my video ebook … Continue reading

FREE Gingerbread House Template

Gingerbread House Template

This printable gingerbread cookie house template has slanted walls and a big overhanging roof. It can be used to make a birdhouse design or a traditional gingerbread house with an optional chimney attachment. I find this sort of design easier to construct … Continue reading

Gingerbread House Windows 5 Ways

Gingerbread House Windows How To

This video tutorial shows how to make five different styles of gingerbread house windows including cut holes, stained glass, lit candy, overlay, and freestanding style. VIDEO: Gingerbread House Windows 5 Ways Here is my recipe kit Gingerbread House Dough Recipe & … Continue reading

Gingerbread House Sealing & Edging

Gingerbread House Building: Sealing and Edging

The following video tutorial shares two of my favorite tricks for building stable gingerbread house structures. VIDEO: Gingerbread House Sealing & Edging    Here is my baking guide Gingerbread House Dough Recipe & Baking Instructions VIDEO TRANSCRIPT Hey Bakers! I’m Kristen … Continue reading

Gingerbread House Candy Video

Gingerbread House Candy Decorating

VIDEO: Gingerbread House Candy Here are my gingerbread house candy decorating tips including: – Where to buy candy for gingerbread house decorating – Which kinds work best and worst – How to display your candy in clever & accessible ways – How to … Continue reading

Gingerbread House Smashing

Gingerbread House Smashing

I pulled together a little video of this giant gingerbread sandcastle adventure. VIDEO: Giant Gingerbread House Building & Smashing This giant gingerbread sandcastle was the dessert at Viacom’s Holiday Beach Bash in Santa Monica, California, 2014 Note to readers: Please … Continue reading

Giant Gingerbread Castle

Gingerbread House Cookie Castle

This giant cookie sandcastle is my biggest gingerbread house yet. Click the link below to see closeup photos of this 100% edible dessert. >> Giant Gingerbread Castle << Check out my kits Gingerbread House Dough Recipe & Baking Instructions Gingerbread House Decoration & Construction Gingerbread House Tutorials  Complete … Continue reading

30 Gingerbread House Ideas

30 Gingerbread House Ideas

Here are 30 articles about gingerbread cookie & candy house with ideas and inspiration for your holiday baking adventures! click below to read the article >> 30 Gingerbread House Ideas << >> 30 Gingerbread House Ideas << click above to read the article … Continue reading

Gingerbread Cookie Ornaments

Gingerbread Cookie Ornaments

This amazingly realistic gingerbread competition piece made by Heather Plawski Lewis won 2nd place in the 2011 Grove Park Inn Gingerbread House Competition, the most prestigious gingerbread house competition in the U.S. It comes with a wonderful explanation of how they were … Continue reading

Nestled Snug in Their Gingerbread Beds

Night Before Xmas Gingerbread House

Gingerbread House Feature  “The Children Were Nestled All Snug In Their Beds” from The Night Before Christmas Made by Linda Carney VIDEO: Behind the Scenes with Linda Carney This award-winning gingerbread house, entitled, “The Children Were Nestled All Snug In Their … Continue reading

Getting the Edible Presents Ready

Santa's Workshop Gingerbread House

On the 23rd of December, in Santa’s workshop gingerbread house, the gumpaste reindeer start to get organized and pair off for the present run, deciding who’s going to pull the cookie sleigh in what order. Rudolph, Blitzen, and Santa have … Continue reading

Icing Swag Piped Gingerbread House

Royal Icing Piped Swag Gingerbread House Design

Here is a modeling chocolate figurine sitting in a pool of pink royal icing beside her strawberry-colored swag-piped gingerbread house. This design includes an optional chimney attachment. Follow this link to read my Royal Icing Wreath Tutorial The highlight of the … Continue reading

Chocolate & Cookie Waterfall

Gingerbread House Waterfall Tutorial

Here is how I made the chocolate waterfall for the Wonka Candy Factory Gingerbread House. First, I created a DIY paper gingerbread house template for the whole structure. Here’s a look at how the waterfall element evolved from creation to completion. Once the … Continue reading

Gingerbread and Icing Bubble Machine

Gingerbread and Royal Icing Bubble Machine

Embedded into one of the side walls of my giant Wonka Gingerbread Candy Factory, there was a bubble machine. To make the bubbles for my gingerbread cookie bubble machine, I first baked some small gingerbread cookie circles and different sized … Continue reading

Royal Icing Vine Inlay Gingerbread House

Royal Icing Inlay Vin Design Gingerbread House

If you look up close at this yellow, white, and green fancy gingerbread house, you can see that the vine patterns are seamlessly inlaid into the royal icing. All you need is a piping bag and toothpick. This effect was … Continue reading

Gingerbread Candy Factory by Lynne Schuyler

Gingerbread House Candy Factory

Cookie Artist’s Feature Gingerbread Candy Factory Made by Lynne Schuyler of Idaho, U.S.A.  Check out this amazing gingerbread cookie candy factory made by Lynne Schuyler. She is a wicked talented gingerbread house building hobbyist and this is the edible candy … Continue reading

Royal Icing Wreaths

Royal Icing Wreaths

Piping royal icing wreaths is a similar technique to piping royal icing fir trees. You can watch how a video on how to execute this technique in the book Gingerbread House Decoration & Construction. Next: Royal Icing Vine Inlay You might … Continue reading

Royal Icing Over Piping Method

Decorative Royal Icing Over Piping on a Gingerbread House (2)

Below are some photos of this over-piped blue gingerbread house in process.   These pictures tell the story of how the white lattice and rose cluster decorations were created using royal icing, piping cones, and patience. The royal icing roses were … Continue reading