Robbie’s Inspiration – how to make gingerbread and a gingerbread house

Who wants to make their own Gingerbread House? Follow Robbie’s great recipe and let your creativity run wild! Happy holidays!

Robbie's inspiration

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 eggs

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

Method

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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4 replies

  1. 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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  2. I want Robbie to cook and bake for me…

    Like

  3. Saw this on Robbie’s blog, and left a comment.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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