Friday, December 24, 2010

our gingerbread house

Last weekend, we went and saw a gingerbread house building demonstration. The chef's house was amazing.


So we incorporated some of her ideas into our house this year. Although, I didn't back the gingerbread with chocolate, much to my family's dismay.





The trick is to let the walls dry for 24 hours before adding the roof pieces.





Then the fun part: the decorating. The kids took pastry bags and candies and made a project of it this afternoon.




Here's the final product. Tomorrow, we get to eat it!

4 comments:

  1. It looks fantastic Julia! I know I want one :) Thanks for the pictures! I hope you have a very Merry Christmas!

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  2. It really wasn't that hard to make at all. Too bad you can't help us eat it, since we have about 10 dozen cookies for tonight.

    Merry Christmas!

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  3. Well, we ate the roof before we left it at my brother-in-law's house...

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