Christmas Gingerbread House
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Serves: enough to do one gingerbread house
Christmas Gingerbread House done in all red and white candies, so perfect for Christmas, the kids will love it.
  • 3 level tablespoons Meringue Powder
  • 4 cups sifted confectioners’ sugar (approx. 1 lb.)
  • 6 tablespoons water
  1. Beat all ingredients at low speed for 7-10 minutes (10-12 minutes at high speed for portable mixer) until icing forms peaks. Keep icing covered with a damp cloth when not in use.
  2. Yields 3 cups of icing.
  3. Note: Royal icing should have good body and be moderately stiff: It will not create a lasting bond if too runny and soft. For snow, I sometimes add a few drops of Karo Syrup to thin it just a little for a softer look.
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