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Gingerbread for Houses Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Holly Shupert
Added: Saturday, October 14, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c Crisco melted in a skillet
12 oz. bottle of Molasses (Burr Rabbit)
1/2 c. sugar
2 egg slightly beaten
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5 1/2 c. flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 tsp nutmeg
1 Tbsp ginger

Directions:
Directions:
Mix first 4 ingredients and set aside. Mix remaining ingredients in
separate bowl and then combine the two mixtures. Cut out
house pieces before baking. Bake at 375 for approximately 12
minutes or until it feels hard and touching leaves no impression.
Glue your house together using Meringue Powder by Wilson.
Follow directions for Royal Icing that come with the Powder.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
1-1/2 houses
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Move fast once you have mixed the royal icing because it
hardens fast and become very hard.

 

 

 

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