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Gingerbread Glow House


The classic gingerbread house gets a home make-over! Bright colors and intricate piped icing details give it a fresh look.
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Step 1

In advance: Cover and assemble house. Roll out 12 oz. Chocolate Fondant 1/8 in. thick. Using gingerbread as a pattern, cut out four fondant walls. Brush backs with damp brush and attach fondant to outside of gingerbread.

Step 2

Tint fondant: 4 oz. green, 3 oz. red, 2 oz. rose (reserve 2 oz. white). Roll out 1/8 in. thick. Cut 1 in. wide strips. Attach to gingerbread roof pieces. Reserve excess fondant. Follow kit instructions to assemble house using icing from kit. Let dry.

Step 3

Also in advance: Make trees. Roll out 5 oz. chocolate fondant 1/8 in. thick. Cut six trees using smooth-edge cutter from set. Using royal icing, pipe tip 1 c-motion and e-motion vines with tip 349 leaves; add tip 1 bead hearts and dot berries. For base, roll out green fondant 1/8 in. thick. Cut rounds using medium Cut-Out. Poke hole in center using lollipop stick. Let dry 24 hours. Cut stick to 3 in.; attach to back of tree with Thinned Fondant Adhesive, leaving 1/8 in. extended at bottom. Attach tree to base with adhesive. Let dry.

Step 4

Roll out remaining Chocolate Fondant 1/8 in. thick; cut 1/2 in. wide x 2 1/2 in. long strips; attach using damp brush to cover corner seams of house. Use Nature Mold and Chocolate Fondant to make four 3 in. strips of leaves. Attach to side seams in front and back corners. Roll out reserved green fondant 1/8 in. thick. Cut four strips, 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. long. Attach to eave edges; trim to fit. Use Nature Mold to make four 5 1/4 in. strips of leaves; attach over trim. Use mold to make two 7 in. strips of leaves; attach to side roof edges. Use mold to make two red birds; set aside.

Step 5

Use remaining tinted fondant to roll 3/8 in. diameter balls; attach to roof peak using icing from kit. Roll out white fondant 1/16 in. thick. Cut 1 1/2 x 3 in. peaked door, 3/4 in. square top window, 1 1/4 x 1 in. wide front window, 1 1/4 x 2 3/4 in. wide side windows (cut two), 1 1/4 in. square back windows (cut three). Attach using damp brush. Paint windows and door with Pearl Dust. Tint royal icing hot pink and green. Pipe tip 4 outlines to define door, 7/8 x 5 5/8 in. wide door window and all other windows. Pipe trims around door and windows following instructions for trees. Attach birds with icing. Let dry.

* Combine Leaf Green with Lemon Yellow for green shown.
* Combine Rose with a little Royal Blue for hot pink shown.

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Christmas Red Icing Color

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Red (no-taste) Icing Color

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Leaf Green Icing Color

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6 in. Lollipop Sticks

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Bring out the color of your Sugar Sheets! flowers with a few brushstrokes of Wilton Pearl Dust or Color Dust. Use a contrasting shade to highlight the flower center or on petal edges.

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