how to make shingles

by Andrea
(Oaklanc)

how do I create shingled wall on my gingerbread house?

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Dec 09, 2014
Almonds
by: Anonymous

Almonds. Almond flakes make great shingles, you can either bake them in, if you are making your own gingerbread or attach them with bits of royal icing.

Nov 10, 2014
many options for roof shingles
by: Charles E. Mason II

I would use cereal wheat, pretzel sticks, candy that is to your liking, ganache is the best for frosting. But remember the sky is the limit

Nov 10, 2014
Gingerbread House Shingles
by: Kelly

You can make gingerbread house shingles (for either the roof or the house siding) using sticks of gum ("glued" together with royal icing) OR one of the edible clays like fondant or marzipan, rolled out thin and then cut into the desired shingle shape.

See our edible clays page for more info.

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