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Baked pieces too soft
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?
soft gingerbread humid climate
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. …
Softening gingerbread house
Help! My gingerbread house pieces are decorated and now they are getting soft...and I haven't even assembled them yet!! Help please...I have to turn it …
Windows in a curved wall?
I have made rounded towers on my gingerbread houses several times, and I am always stymied by the windows. Does anyone have a good method for putting …
I have seen recipes for gingerbread pastillage that calls for gingerbread flour. Is it just ground up gingerbread dough?
A lady gave us these gingerbread cookies for a gift won’t get me the recipe. They are soft and have a darker centre also soft cut into strips about 4 in.by …
How can I soften my premade gingerbread house so I can cut it into a different shape
What would be the best way to send assembled, decorated gingerbread houses home with people? Are there boxes or something available to put them in?
Do you ever use a food safe canned aerosol 'freeze' for affixing details?
I have seen it used on TV shows during baking competitions.
It is expensive …
I'm getting married this December, and I love the idea of having a gingerbread house as our card box!
Do you have any templates or ideas …
MY ORDER WILL NOT DOWNLOAD
I ordered the download of the full template package of the houses. It will not download. Please email me a the patterns. Kyla Shay
Bubbles in baked gingerbread pieces.
I used a silicon mold for my very first attempt at gingerbread. Everything went well until I took it out of the oven and 3 pieces were bubbled up so that …
Why does the icing that I put on the gingerbread house, go a bit yellow after 2 weeks
If I don't open a gingerbread house box how long will the ingredients last? I will be opening the box on December 21 and I don't know how many days in …
How do you secure Gingerbread horses to the top and bottom of a carousel. I tried to royal ice 2 pieces of candy cane (as I could not find 7" candy canes …
Food safe armatures
I am hesitant to use many of the materials used to make armatures for elaborate cakes, like styrofoam and various wires.
I'm looking for food safe …
My gingerbread is getting humidity and getting soft then falling apart how can I prevent it getting humidity
Can you rewarm previously made gingerbread if you find it is bowed and doesn't fit together well?
Broken gingerbread ornament
I have a gingerbread Christmas ornament that is a few years old and it broke. I was wondering how to fix it.
If I am doing a rather large display and have to make everything custom how far ahead of the occasion should I start the project?
fondant roof tiles
Since I couldn’t get enough black jack gum sticks, I thought I would try making the roof tiles with fondant. What is the best way to attach them - royal …
Do you have any tips to stop the gingerbread from getting soft once it is baked
Are there steps to take before applying royal icing lace designs to plain gingerbread houses to prevent them from falling off? Love this site and will …
hansel and gretel
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 …
What material is best for a gingerbread mold? Silicone? Metal?
Keeping gingerbread ornaments
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 …
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 can i do if my gingerbread pieces are soft
Is the pattern mailed or downloaded once I pay for the purchase?
What is the best way to transport a gingerbread house? I've made one for a craft fair, but I'm uneasy about getting it there.
I make gingerbread men for charity sales at Christmas. I make them early December and have always kept them in a tin, I always use the same recipe. Last …
selling gingerbread houses
Do I just need a basic seller's permit to sell gingerbread houses, or do I need permission from each candy factory that I put on the house to be able to …
I know your patterns are for gingerbread houses but can the Victorian house patterns be used for paper & clay crafts as well?
Thank you for …
gingerbread like brandy snap
I made my gingerbread mix three days ago and now I have gone to use it. My gingerbread is a lovely dough and I am able to cut into the correct sizes for …
So I was cleaning up after making my dough and realized that somehow I forgot to add the ginger! I don't know how it didn't get in there. I already have …
crumbling ginger bread. HELP!!!!!
I have rolled out my gingerbread and cut with templates but as soon as i go to move it onto baking tray it crumbles apart what can i do?
Soft gingerbread men after icing
Hi, i used royal icing and i waited for it to dry, which it has, but now the biscuit is soft. can i dry them out somehow!?!
soggy gingerbread house
this humid warm weather has softened the gingerbread house this year. The roof is sagging and I have not frosted it as I am afraid it will fall and sag …
Altering a kit gingerrbread house
Can I cut a window into a kit gingerbread house? Is there a secret to doing this, like maybe warming the piece in a microwave first to prevent cracking? …
Gingerbread recipe mishap.
Cracked and annoying!
I have been baking gingerbread this year, and when constructing houses bigger than 4-6 inches, my dough always cracks during baking. This tends to make …
Mirro Gingerbread Mold
I have a Mirro Gingerbread mold, vintage style, (U.S. Patent 2.765.729.) I don't know how I should put the gingerbread dough into or onto the mold to bake …
Hard candy not allowing icing to dry
How can I use hard candy in my display (like candy canes) if it and the royal icing react to each other? One won't the other dry & what I'm building falls …
My daughter has spent hours making and decorating her house. I've come out this morning to find it had been invaded my ants. Can I resurrect it and rid …
How long in advance can you make a gingerbread house before Christmas?
Library gingerbread house
At our library we have been challenged to make a cutaway library gingerbread house. We've seen this done with cake but are having a tough time figuring …
My Gingerbread is too soft, any ideas as to how to make it harden after it has baked , Ive never had this problem before, I do live in a different house …
Collapsing Ginger Bread House
I am in a ginger bread house competition this year, only with my partners family however although it is a bit of fun, I am adamant about winning and what …
how to color gingerbread brick
Has anyone made a Dr. Seuss gingerbread creation? If so, please share what you did and a photo if possible. Thank you.
Pre-baked GB she kit
I bought a pre-baked gingerbread house kit, but did not open. Can it be saved until next year?
I have a store bought gingerbread and I want to soften it up so, it can be ate. How do I do that?
wet and crumbly
my gingerbread is wet and crumbly, i dont know what to we have tried to add flour and water... PLEASE HELP!!!
My gingerbread house was broken during shipping. How can I glue it back together?
worried house wont stand.
I have baked all pieces of the gingerbread house and am putting them together today. the house is quite large and the pieces feel thin. I am concerned …
gingerbread going soft
How on earth do you keep gingerbread decorations from going soft & dropping off the tree? It stands to reason that any biscuit is going to go soft when …
Forming pre baked gingerbread panels
Is there a way to soften the pre baked gingerbread panels in my gingerbread house kit? I would like to form the panels into a bowl like shape to make an …
Sending a kit
Does anyone know if I can send a gingerbread house kit to South Africa or will it get confiscated? It is shop bought and sealed
How long to keep kit?
How long can I keep an unopened gingerbread house kit that when put together, it will not fall apart? We will not be eating it. We will be having a party …
How do I make my gingerbread stick together before cooking when it's too crumbly?
How would i be able to make round gingerbread towers? Would I be able to drape the gingerbread around a rolling pin and bake that in the oven or would …
Gingerbread gone wrong
I baked my gingerbread but I used the wrong butter and they have come out toooooo soft! Is there any way to make the house piece hard so they can stand …
No Bake Gingerbread house
Do you have the directions for a no-bake gingerbread house that the base is made from small cereal boxes and a turrent is made from an oatmeal box?
Hello can you eat out of date ginger biscuits
How do I bake a sturdy round or square center support for a gingerbread carousel that will be 8" tall? I can't find a can that is tall enough to wrap the …
Lighted Gingerbread House
Hello! my Name is Laura and I have a Lighted
Gingerbread house the little box under the house
it smelled like it was burning.
my question is could …
does a store bought gingerbread house need to be in the fridge
Any suggestions on repairing broken parts of a gingerbread house? I received a kit as a gift, and when I opened it, some of the pieces were broken.
Icing separating from gingerbread
My pieces of gingerbread that are not supportive have been falling off my train, do you know why this wouyld happen? I used a gingerbread recipe with no …
Hi, Im new to gingerbread house making. I LOVE the downward curved roof. Can you tell me how to achieve the shape? Do you recommend cutting your shapes …
what if ur allergic to ginger and ur class is making ginger bread men and ur getting a grade for it what do u do
Gingerbread men were first baked in what country at which time?
If I make my dough one night will it be ok to use the next, we don't have time to make the house the same night we make the dough
I have an extra gingerbread house kit that was not used at Christmas. Can it be frozen and used for next year? It has the walls, roof, icing and candy …
For the first time in all the years I've baked ginger bread, this time it turned out with hard little kernels throughout. They were in every chew. UGGH--awful!! …
How come the gingerbread house won't stay up?
How do you stop your gingerbread from expanding?
What sort of icing should i use to stick the pieces of gingerbread house together?
how long should homemade gingerbread pannels cool before assembling them into a house???? Some recipes said a day, some said "until cool" but how long …
When should I make my gingerbread house? And after I make it where do I put it? How long would it be good for?
We are cutting back on expenses this year. Has anyone successfully made "gingerbread" houses out of cardboard yet still decorated with all the candies, …
how to keep house parts
How do I keep the gingerbread house pieces from getting soft for putting together on another day?
How much dough do I need?
I'm not exactly sure as to how much dough I will be needing to make the gingerbread house I want to make this year. I made the template myself and the …
Freezing house parts
I am having a Gingerbread House Decorating Party, and I would like to start this week and freeze the flat parts. I am afraid to wait till the day before …
store Gingerbread cookies
How long can I keep ginger bread cookies before the get stale? Which is better fridge or room temp?
I really want to make a replica of my schools 1st building. Any ideas on how to make your own pattern?
I was wondering how long a prepackaged unopened gingerbread house would last. There isn't an expiration date on the package that was bought in …
Gingerbread drop cookies?
Is there such a thing as a gingerbread drop cookie? What is the difference in the dough? I want to make gingerbread cookies, but I don't want to take …
Ideas for Fences
Can anyone give me more ideas for fences? I've already used: pretzels, long candies, short candies.... I was thinking of some kind of farm yard type fence …
I have gingerbread dough in my fridge and of course its hard how do i make it soft again after days in the fridge
left out of the fridge
Hi, I'm a student and I made gingerbread dough at school for cooking class but forgot it in my locker. I wont be returning to school for about 2 weeks. …
how long can you keep dough in the fridge?
how do you keep the roof up on the gingerbread house?
we have uesd iceing but that does not work and we have tried tooth picks.
do you know any way …
Gingerbread church going soft
For the last tree years I've made a gingerbread church for the grand children. By the time I've put it together and decorated it, it's been out in the …
Covering a gingerbread house
I just finished making my gingerbread house and it's one week from xmas. Do i need to cover it with something or it's it okay to sit out uncovered until …
I already baked my gingerbread...is there a way to make the pieces hard and sturdy? They are still fairly soft. No one is going to eat it!
hi. what a great resource! someone just told me they had dishwasher safe reusable forms for walls and roof that collapse/ they had purchased at a junioe …
what temperature do I set the oven on, to make gingerbread dry and hard?
where can i buy a gingerbread house
This year I want to bake the large cookie pan gingerbread man. I usually do individual cookies but last year received the cake size pan and want …
I already have a gingerbread house that was a gift. Is there any way that I can cut the windows safely to use lights or maybe melted candy? Or can
I just …
how do you make a dome on top of your ginger bread house
I baked and put hard candy windows in my house that I've yet to assemble. It rained all day yesterday and today and the walls are softened and will probably …
hi, im just wondering what the trees are made from that are surrounding some of the house? and how to make them? thanks
I do a big gingerbread house contest every year in tampa with my family for the red cross. I have always loved firefighters and I was going to do …
I use crushed candy to make the windows on my gingerbread, but after a couple of days they tend to melt and finally the collapse totally. I used all kinds …
Eat or Keep
I have always liked the nostalgic look of Gingerbread Houses and hope to finally make one for this Christmas. Do families usually eat the project over …
How many hours
How many hours should I plan on setting aside to make a gingerbread house?
Non-gingerbread Gingerbread House?
We are thinking about doing a gingerbread house next Christmas, but no one really likes to eat gingerbread. In addition, construction may take a few weekends …
Gingerbread Gift Etiquette
I received a gingerbread house as a gift. Is it rude to eat it? It's so beautiful--the kids want to eat, and trust me, I do too, but I feel guilty after …
i baked my gingerbread dough last night and left it out over night to harden; but, it seems to have gotten softer than it was last night. What can i do …
ginger bread house
I just bought a kit and want to know how far ahead of Christmas can I make it and have it last until Christmas
Help! We live in the tropics!
We live in Thailand, and the humidity is so high, the icing doesn't dry and the gingerbread becomes soft and gummy where ever the icing is applied. The …
How far ahead can you bake, put together house pieces before actually decorating it?
fresh dough for sale?
is there any place that sells fresh gingerbread dough? and not the frozen or pre frozen cans?
ginger bread has gone soft
hi am making a ginger bread house but before i had chance to put it together they have gone soft is there any way i can make it hard again or do i have …
Approximately how long will it take for 3 17 yr old Girl Scouts & 1 leader to build the castle?
Gingerbread house ornaments
We are looking to purchase 2500 gingerbread house ornaments from a company who can print our logo on them. We want to give them out as a gift with purchase. …
pisa of tower gingerbread house
hi i am a teacher for two to three yr olds and in dec my school is putting on a festive thing and we each get a country and my co worker and i picked italy …
question about cookie cutter/molds
I would like to make gingerbread boys/girls ornaments for my child's school but would like cookie cutters with details (eyes,mouth,etc) so that it would …
what is the point of decorating gingerbread men and why do they have 2 buttons on there shirt instead of 3.
what would u call a gingerbread house with no ginger?
how do I reduce my photos to under 1000 mb
I am looking for someone to decorate a gingerbread house for me. The house is a wooden house that we are decorating for a show. The house can be decorated …
storing hard candy for next year
Does anybody know if and how to store hard candy for decorating gingerbread houses? I save it from one year to the next, adding to my supply every …
How long does gingerbread dough last in the fridge
Making a tube?
HI, Thinking about making a train, or maybe a barn with silo, but at any rate, wondering how to make a tube of gingerbread. I was thinking I could form …
how do i get it to stay up?
I bought this mold for ginger bread house. It's so cute and I'm having a party for kids. It will be an activity for them but I can't find an easy way …
What are the dimensions of the castle?
Freezing gingerbread house
Could you tell me if you can freeze a gingerbread house as I would like to make it now and freeze it. I would then assemble it and decorate it Christmas …
I need to make an edible mountain with a cave opening and would like to get ideas for supporting the structure. I will be working with 4th graders so I …
i want to make an elaborate gingerbread house for christmas, but i don't know when i should start or how long it will take, and i don't know how …
Non-edible gengerbread recipe
I want to make a gingerbread cookie house from Wilton's gingerbread cookie pan. I plan on making these into ornaments and will decorate. I need to make …
Table top Decorations
Good Morning,I am looking for a real nice gingerbread tablecloth for my round table that I use for my gingerbread house and the train that goes with this. …
Mercy Medical Center in Dubuque Iowa is hosting its first Gingerbread Contest as part of our 26th annual Festival of Trees. Do you have a set of suggested …
how long do you need to keep the gingerbread dough before using it
Is it OK to spray the mold for gingerbread house walls and roof with cooking spray? How long should gingerbread bake? My recipe includes: whipping cream, …
Recipe for stamped gingerbread?
I've heard, but have not found, a recipe for gingerbread that is composed in part of crumbled gingerbread and gum arabic with another unknown ingredient. …
storing/sending to school
I just baked 60 gbm! What's the best way to store them and then to send them to school for a decorating party?
Need to know quickly
How long do you bake gingerbread men?
how long can u keep a gingerbread house before it becomes spoiled
Gingerbread goes soft
I am making gingerbread stars that stack on top of each other to form a tree. I then ice and add lollies. The recipe I used (not from your site) goes …
How would one construct a dome shape on top of a flat gingerbread house? For example the dome on the U.S capitol.
What's the best "glue" to use for sticking small pieces together (ie. little gum paste eyes on little gum paste faces)? Royal icing is too thick and chunky …
I read an article in the paper about a contest in my area and was under the impression that the photos would be posted here but I can't seem to find them. …
houses falling apart
What would cause the royal icing on gingerbread houses to not hold it together. We put together 20 houses and 3 days later they all started to fall apart. …
I was wondering what are the subsitute ingredients for:
and Tylose powder
Newly married to someone from a different religion …
How do you keep your templates from sticking to the dough?
looking for ship and mountain pattern
I am looking for pattern/template for a cruise ship and for a mountain. We would like to depict our trip to Alaska in gingerbread. We need a replica of …
stiff gingerbread pieces?
I have decided to use a different dough recipe this year, that everyone claims is "the best".
But, it is absorbing moisture and getting soft. What do …
Need Advice 4 Gingerbread House Library
I am making a gingerbread house for our school. The house will have a library with library books (I hope!). We would like to make books and bookcases …
What's the best base?
Does anyone have an opinion on the best material to make a gingerbread house base from? Is wood covered in foil best? Is there anything better that maybe …
somewhere there are directions for making a dome shape with an oven-proof bowl...does anyone know where these directions might be?
At what point should the windows & door be cut out? before or after baking?
What is the reason behind making gingerbread houses?
Just wondering how do you make the glass windows for the gingerbread houses?
Gingerbread house from recycle things
Do you have an idea how to make a gingerbread house form recycle products? I'm thinking of the whole thing being recycled materials that end up just looking …
Egg Free Recipie?
THANK YOU for your gluten free recipe, I will be trying that one out ASAP! ( I was just diagnosed a celiac) -- I have a friend who is allergic to eggs, …
How to get pieces to exact shapes
I've always had a thing for building complex gingerbread houses, but a problem that has plagued me for years is getting the pieces to the right shape without …
what is the history of gingerbread houses?
Looking for a globe outline
Here is a picture from the 2007 National Gingerbread House Festival. I am looking for the plastic piece that forms the outline for the snowglobe. …
I have never competed in a gingerbread competition before. How can I find out where they are going to be held and when ??
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