Who wants to make their own Gingerbread House? Follow Robbie’s great recipe and let your creativity run wild! Happy holidays!
Making a gingerbread house at Christmas time is a tradition in a lot of families. When I saw that Staci Troilo was having a virtual cookie recipe exchange, I thought I would contribute my gingerbread recipe and the instruction on how to assemble a gingerbread house. You can read Staci’s post here: https://stacitroilo.wordpress.com/2021/12/16/first-cookie-exchange/
Ingredients (enough for a house)
3 cups white sugar
500 grams salted butter (slightly melted)
3 Tbsp zest of an orange or lemon
4 Tbsp golden syrup
4 tsp bicarbonate of soda
4 tsp cinnamon powder
1 tsp cloves
2 tsp ginger powder
6 cups plain all-purpose / cake flour
In an electric mixer, beat the butter and sugar together. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating in between. Add the citrus zest and the golden syrup. Beat again, scrapping down sides if necessary. Add the bicarb, ginger, cinnamon, and cloves and…
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Always make at least one gingerbread house before Christmas. We’ve made two so far this year, and have plans for a third one next week. When my daughter was younger we had a tradition to make one gingerbread house every weekend between Halloween and Christmas, as a countdown to Christmas.
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I want Robbie to cook and bake for me…
Thanks for sharing, John.
Saw this on Robbie’s blog, and left a comment.
Best wishes, Pete.
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