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 Candy Ideas

Gingerbread House Candy Ideas

What’s the best thing about gingerbread houses? The candy! Here are some of my favorite candies for gingerbread cookie house decorating. Can you name all of the sweets above? (Left to right, back to front: Twizzlers, chocolate mints, malt balls, … Continue reading

Start the Advent Calendar Here

Gingerbread House Advent Calendar Wicked Goodies

Welcome to the Wicked Goodies virtual gingerbread house advent calendar! Click on any day to open its article Every single day for the month of December, we have photos and tips about gingerbread house building here on the Wicked Goodies blog. That means … Continue reading

Boston Gingerbread House Competition 2012

Gingerbread House Competition 2012 Video Read all about the Santa’s Workshop Gingerbread House Adventure and see more pics of this structure by clicking on the photo below: Check out the Wicked Goodies gingerbread house galleries   … Continue reading

Santa’s Workshop Gingerbread House Adventure

Giant Gingerbread House of Santa's Workshop by Wicked Goodies (2)

This year, I entered a piece of cookie architecture in the Boston Christmas Festival’s Gingerbread House Competition, which helped raise money for Housing Families Inc., an organization that strives to prevent homelessness by providing shelter and affordable housing for local at-risk … Continue reading

Glooping

Augustus Gloop in Gumpaste by Wicked Goodies

Augustus Glooping: The act of submerging one’s entire body in chocolate. In the case of gingerbread houses, which are often displayed for a while, chocolate royal icing works better than real chocolate for rendering a chocolate-dipped effect. The advantage to the icing is … Continue reading