Learn how to build a gingerbread house from scratch for the holidays, includes recipes for making gingerbread for the gingerbread house, royal icing recipe, a pattern for the gingerbread house and instructions on how to put your gingerbread house together.
Diagram: Pattern to build the gingerbread house.
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Building the gingerbread house.
Decorated gingerbread cookies.
Not only is this a fun project for family members of all ages but the homemade house makes a great looking centerpiece for your holiday table.
ILLUSTRATION: NEVERNE COVINGTON/LETTERING BY RUTH PETTIS