Gingerbread houses are a fun and festive tradition that the whole family can enjoy. But if you've ever attempted to make one, you know that they can be pretty tricky! So we’ve put together some tips to help you build the perfect gingerbread house!
- The most important thing is to start with a good gingerbread recipe. This will ensure that your house is sturdy and won't crumble when you start decorating it. Try our recipe for the perfect Christmas gingerbread cookies!
- When cutting out your gingerbread pieces, be sure to use a sharp knife and avoid jagged edges. It's always a good idea to test-fit your pieces before you start assembling the house. That way, you can make any necessary adjustments before it's too late.
- Once you start assembling the house, use a generous amount of royal icing to "glue" the pieces together. This will help ensure that your house is sturdy and won't fall apart.
- When it comes to decorating, the sky's the limit! Get creative and have fun with it. After all, there's no wrong way to decorate a gingerbread house. Grab all your favourite chocolates, lollies, marshmallows, gumdrops, peppermints and candy canes from your local FoodWorks for decorations! And you can even make some little gingerbread men to live inside!
Following these tips will help you build a strong and stable gingerbread house that looks great and tastes even better! Merry Christmas!