Gingerbread house

Gingerbread house – recipe with photo, german cuisine
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Cooking time: 2 h

Difficulty: Medium recipe

Recipe yield: 3 kg

German Food Recipes

Gingerbread house –a recipe for German cuisine, it is very good to decorate such a house with children - they will like it. Preparing a gingerbread house for Christmas. Parts of the house are baked quickly enough, but it will take time and patience to assemble and decorate.

Gingerbread house Ingredients

Gingerbread house Recipe


For the gingerbread house recipe, the first step is to cut out the wall and roof template from construction paper. Next, prepare the gingerbread dough. For gingerbread dough, honey, 200 g sugar and 4 tbsp. Place water over medium heat and heat, stirring occasionally, until sugar dissolves.


Cool the prepared syrup for 15 minutes. In a separate bowl, beat the eggs with the remaining 50 g of sugar. Mix all dry ingredients. Then combine all three parts and knead the dough. Wrap the kneaded dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes.


It is better to roll out the dough immediately on a baking sheet, pre-lined with paper or foil. To prevent the dough from sticking and rolling out well, it is necessary to put polyethylene on top. It is necessary to roll out the dough into a layer with a thickness of approximately 7 mm, you can also 1 cm.


On a rolled out layer of gingerbread dough, put prepared templates from paper, cut out the details of the house. Each part should be 2 pcs. Put the prepared cut dough in the oven, heated to 180 degrees and bake for 15 minutes. After baking, you can reattach the template and trim while the gingerbread is hot, but this is not necessary, as the icing and decorations will hide all defects.


When all the details of the house are ready, you can start preparing the glaze, which will hold all the details together. In no case do not make a large amount of glaze at once, it can dry out. When gluing the details of the house, it is advisable to cover the glaze with a lid or a wet towel.


Well, the final touch - after fastening all the details, decorate the house. You can decorate the house as you like, with anything - with everything that you can find interesting on store shelves. From the top of the gingerbread house, sprinkle with coconut flakes, imitating snow and powdered sugar. The main thing is that the decoration should be varied, bright, and most importantly, there should be a lot of it. This gingerbread house is often made in two steps. On the first day, the parts are baked and assembled, and on the second day they are decorated. A gingerbread house is being prepared on Christmas Eve, and such beauty stands until the New Year.

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