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

Cloth vs. Disposable Pastry Bags

Cloth Versus Disposable Piping Bags

You can usually tell how clean a pastry kitchen is by how well the piping equipment is maintained. In well-managed kitchens, the pastry bags get emptied and cleaned at the end of every shift. There are places for the bags to … Continue reading

Piping Highlight Reel

Piping with Parchment Paper Cones

I’ve created a 7 minute long compilation video with all my best tutorials on parchment paper cone piping, Click below to watch the video. Parchment Paper Cone Piping Parchment Paper Cone Piping Click above to watch the video Brought to you … 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

Blue Ombre Bling Cake

Blue Ombre Bling Wedding Cake Wicked Goodies

This video tutorial shows how decorate a square buttercream frosted wedding cake with an ombre modeling chocolate design that includes a piped royal icing pattern and a little bling. This would be a great project for a cake decorator who wants to … 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

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

The Making of the Oompa Loompas

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 Birdhouse by Jamie Moon

Gingerbread Birdhouse

Check out this amazing gingerbread cookie birdhouse made by Jamie Moon of Love Blossoms Cakery. This piece was awarded runner up in Cake Central’s Gingerbread Birdhouse Inspiration Challenge. The 3D cardinal figurine was made of modeling chocolate. Jamie made a gingerbread pine cone and gingerbread pine needles. … Continue reading

Gingerbread House Doors

Gingerbread House Doors

Gingerbread house doors are an important part of cookie architecture since one of the goals is to make people want to come into your gingerbread house. A gingerbread house‘s front lawn should be well landscaped. I recommend offering lots of candy around … Continue reading

Chocolate-Dipped Orange Creamsicle Gingerbread House

Orange Creamsicle Lace Trimmed Gingerbread House

I like to call this gingerbread house my chocolate-dipped orange creamsicle design. Because it’s got the same gradations of color that an orange creamsicle cupcake would. There are many layers of piped royal icing on this gingerbread house, which is … Continue reading