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does molding dough dry enough to put icing over it?
hi, im doing a project on hansel and Gretel so I decided to research the realism of a gingerbread/candy house. any information on the topic woul dbe very
I live in California where the weather can be really hot at times, is it alright to store the house in the refrig after it has been lacquered and in a
What material is best for a gingerbread mold? Silicone? Metal?
Can I put the house outside for birds or is that bad for them? Remove candies?
can I microwave ginger bread
HOW LONG CAN BAKED PIECES BE FROZEN BEFORE ASSEMBLING? THANKS!
I'm making a ginger bread house and it calls for vegetable shortening. The problem is I don't have any. But I do have vegetable oil and lard. Can I substitute?
My gingerbread dough is too soft. I've added flour but it won't hold the shape of the cookie .
My 14 year old granddaughter designed the pattern and created this gingerbread entry for the Springfield Museum's Annual Gingerbread contest. She won 1st
I bought a premade gingerbread ornament kit, it doesn't have any instruction on how long you can keep them, if you're suppose to eat them? I bought it
I'd like to make and decorate a Nativity Scene with manger, mary and joseph and crib and baby Jesus and farm animals and the three wise men with their
How long dies ginger bread last
My pieces are not hard and I'm afraid they'll break when assembled. What can I do now to harden them-- bake them some more, air dry??
My friend just asked a question, every year she makes gingerbread and the first batch is always dry, the batter itself, before she even bakes it. So she
What do I add more of to make dough harder or stiffer
I created this house for the 2016 Belleville Gingerbread walk in Belleville, IL. It's a haunted house where the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and
Will polyurethane spray harden the places where the icing is soft and protect the house?
First off, I do get a bit carried away when making one.I do try to make a dream property, one a child would only dream about.I only make them for gifts
Last year was the first time, that I made a gingerbread house. This year I wanted to make a church. I enjoyed every minute making it. Have a merry christmas!
How can I fix the icing if it hardens?
This year I decided to create a bakery , specific to gingerbread houses. I added a lift inside and a carry out drive through. I had a fun time with it
This is my first time making a house and I sooo wish I found your website sooner...awesome tips! Well, I baked all of my panels and didn't cut out for
Hi - Looking for a gingerbread template pattern for a Queen-Anne shingle-style house. It will be on a holiday home tour next year and we thought it might
I created this out of my love for baking gingerbread houses.
I have a miniature Gingerbread House and would like to keep it in perpetuity to display in my Dollhouse annually. How do I preserve it ? Thank you, AMM
what can i do if my gingerbread pieces are soft
What would cause a dome/cone to form in gingerbread?
Hello, I am a member of a Lions Club in Spain, and we have a carol service every year. We offer shortbread, mince pies and gingerbread men. Last year I
I absent mindedly put double the oil in the dough for my house pieces. Can I add something to it? Thanks!