Gingerbread House Candy

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

Cookie Smashing

Gingerbread House Smashing

Updates on the giant gingerbread castle I pulled together a little video of this gingerbread house’s adventure. VIDEO: Giant Gingerbread House Building & Smashing Viacom Holiday Beach Bash Gingerbread House Smashing Santa Monica, California, 2014 Note to readers: Embrace the smashing. … Continue reading

Giant Gingerbread Castle

Gingerbread House Cookie Castle

This giant cookie sandcastle is my biggest gingerbread house yet. Click below to see closeup photos of this 100% edible dessert: >> Giant Gingerbread Castle << Brought to you by,New to this blog? Start here My Gingerbread House Dough Recipe & Baking Instructions Gingerbread House Decoration & Construction View … 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 Christmas Ornaments

Gingerbread Cookie Feature: “Christmas Baubles” Made by Heather Plawski Lewis 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 … Continue reading

Nestled Snug in Their Gingerbread Beds

Night Before Christmas Gingerbread House

Gingerbread House Artist’s Feature:  “The Children Were Nestled All Snug In Their Beds” from The Night Before Christmas made by Linda Carney This award-winning gingerbread house, entitled, “The Children Were Nestled All Snug In Their Beds,” was made by Linda Carney, who … 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

Red Swag Decorative Gingerbread House Wicked Goodies

Here is a modeling chocolate figurine sitting in a pool of pink royal icing beside her red swag-piped gingerbread house. The trick to piping even swag is to first trace onto the finish using something symmetrical like a round cookie … Continue reading

Chocolate & Cookie Waterfall

Gingerbread House Chocolate Waterfall Candy Factory

Here is how I made the chocolate waterfall for the Wonka candy factory gingerbread house. First, I started out with a whole bunch of half moon gingerbread cookies that were made using my gingerbread house dough recipe. Then I started stacking … Continue reading

Royal Icing Vine Inlay Gingerbread House

Royal Icing Vine Inlay 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. This effect was achieved by piping dots of royal icing onto more … Continue reading

Gingerbread Candy Factory by Lynne Schuyler

Candy Factory Gingerbread House

Cookie Artist’s Feature 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 factory that she made for … Continue reading

Royal Icing Wreaths

Piped 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. Brought to you by,New to this blog? Start … 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

Over Piped Gingerbread House

Here is a fancy blue gingerbread house with white lattice fixtures holding rose clusters. All of the decorations were piped in royal icing. I’ve been following Sif Jensen, who goes by SifBeth on Facebook. Her experiments in cake decorating with … Continue reading

The Making of the Oompa Loompas

How to Make Edible Munchkin Figurines for a Gingerbread House

Once, I made a giant gingerbread house that looked like Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory. There were all kinds of candies involved (vats of candy) and there were many singing Oompa Loompas. These edible munchkins were made of gumpaste.  However the … Continue reading

Gingerbread House Doors

Gingerbread House Cookie Doors and Doorways

Gingerbread house doors are a very important part of cookie architecture since one of the goals is to make people want to come into your gingerbread house. Or to at least consider vacationing there. It’s very important to offer lots … Continue reading