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I have always wanted to depict the Iditorod Dog Race in gingerbread. There was a Pop Tarts competition on-line, so I entered.
This year’s gingerbread, my 5th. Dome, top, bottom, support column (covered in fondant ), and seat are all gingerbread. Horses are hand shaped fondant.
Can you substitute organic salted butter for shortening in a gingerbread recipe?
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How do I store gingerbread house pieces I bake in August? I plan to actually build the houses in November. Is that doable?
Want to do a lantern. Need a pattern.
I found a woods gingerbread village that I’d like to create out of actual gingerbread. See attached picture. Thank you!
All my nieces and nephew's came over the night before to make their houses and the next day I used all the leftover stuff to build this house.
Just for fun
Raffle prize for a zoo Xmas party.
Made this for a high school classmate Christmas luncheon.
Last year gnomes, this year fairies! I love the whimsical and I was inspired by the beautiful fairy houses of Sally J Smith. The project grew to include
Continue reading "Extreme Mouse Takeover, Christmas Edition"
Does the glaze really require 3 TABLE spoons of vanilla? that seems like a lot!
What candy can I cut to make red barrel roof tiles seen on Spanish-style houses?
We baked our house pieces and they were nice and hard- it rained one day and now they are all soft. The problem is we’ve already decorated almost all the
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Every year I do a gingerbread project with my grandchildren. Last year we did this project together. My second granddaughter designed the project and I
Halloween is my wonderful 7 yr. old grandchildren favorite holiday and we must have a gingerbread house of course. This year's inspiration came from a
Made for a fund raising bake sale in Palm Springs, Ca MCM capital of the world. Fun to make and had never worked with Isomalt for windows.
My 7 year old wonderful grandkids always look forward to a Halloween gingerbread house and after seeing a picture of Dracula in a bright red cape the
Last year my work will be holding a gingerbread contest due to lack of participation. Had to go out with a bang. Decided to dedicate Santa’s workshop to
Decided to think out of the box for my work contest this year.
My work decided to start a gingerbread contest. I decided to emulate a stained glass light up church I had for Christmas. This was my first attempt at
For 20 years it has been a yearly tradition for me to get with my grandchildren and make a gingerbread project for Christmas. The rules are everything
is it possible to make a tublular tower?
I entered this house at our company (Net App, in RTP, NC) annual Gingerbread decorating contest this past December 2020. And I won!
Hawaiian Gingerbread House ....
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Every year we decide on a different subject for our ginger bread “house”. It’s just me and my daughters, we started this tradition when we were at a time
It’s my 30th year of baking houses. It’s been a few days and the pieces are soft. I’ve got them on racks on a table, anything else I can do?
These are the gingerbread houses I sold at my local farmer's market this year.
this was my first time making a gingerbread house and I used the white house chef's gingerbread house recipe. I baked them 6 days ago and they aren't hardening.
Every year I make a gingerbread scene kit for my nieces and nephews to decorate. I also make edible characters and props to go in it. This year it was
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