by Hh
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Why is it important to make sure the gingerbread is cooked long enough

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Jan 16, 2017
Soft gingerbread
by: Cathy

Gingerbread must be baked until it is no longer soft so that the pieces will not break or crumble when using it for constructing a house or any other project that requires pieces to remain sturdy and not soften.

Also, gingerbread doesn't do well with a humid environment that could soften the pieces.

Jan 16, 2017
I think...
by: Kelly

... I'm guessing that, if you didn't cook your gingerbread long enough, it would be soft in the middle and might crumble if you tried to build a house (or other structure) out of it.

Also, since gingerbread typically has eggs in it, you need to bake it long enough to be safe to eat.

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