The tinsel is shimmering and the house is looking festive with lights and decorations – that’s right it’s nearly Xmas. It’s that special time of year when we get to fill our kitchens with the smell of freshly baked, sweet and spicy gingerbread. Here are some fabulously creative ideas to help inspire your next Gingerbread creation.
1. Mini Gingerbread Houses
These are the cutest houses in town. They’re festive and fun not to mention adorable. They are the perfect addition to a cup of hot chocolate.
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2. Gingerbread House Dessert Topping
This is a great way to make a plain dessert, such as vanilla ice-cream, perfectly suitable for a festive occasion.
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3. Gingerbread Carousel
If you’re feeling adventurous and want to try something different then a gingerbread carousel’s is just the thing.
4. Gingerbread House Cake Topping
If you’re really in the baking spirit you could combine a stunning drip cake with a beautiful gingerbread house topper. Tea time will never look so good again.
5. Gingerbread Village
If you’ve got some willing little helpers who are all keen to make their own gingerbread houses – you could make a whole gingerbread village for a bit of fun.
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6. Gingerbread Cookies
If you’re after something a little more simple then Gingerbread Cookies are always a big hit with the kids. Some fun decorations can make them super cute.
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7. Gingerbread Dog House
If you’ve made your Gingerbread House and your Gingerbread People, then you’ll have to make your Gingerbread Dog House so that the whole family is included.
8. Gingerbread Christmas Tree
If your Gingerbread Biscuits didn’t turn out perfectly, with the help of some Royal Icing, you could build a showstopping Xmas Tree.
9. Iced Gingerbread Houses
Speaking of icing, if you want to give your Gingerbread House a new look, ice it for a different feel.
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10. Traditional Gingerbread Houses
Last, but certainly not least, you could stick with tradition and make a good ol’ Gingerbread House.
Gingerbread Houses are the perfect family baking activity – there are so many fun ideas and decorations. If you need some further Christmas Baking Ideas, head over to our Christmas Cake blog for some more awesome Christmas ideas. Happy Baking!