Winter Retreat Gingerbread House Zoom

Winter Retreat Gingerbread House

This sweet petite gingerbread retreat has all the makings of a great holiday home. Bright candies and trims all around and a snowman and Christmas tree icing decoration to finish the joyful scene.
Makes: 1 gingerbread house.
Skill Level: Easy

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Step 1

Divide prepared decorating icing in half, use half for decorating the house, the other half for adding "snow" around house (keep remaining half covered with a damp cloth).

Step 2

Fill decorating bag with icing.

Step 3

Create windows and door with outlines, ice smooth using a spatula. Attach mini fruit-flavored candies. Cut a mini spice drop in half and attach to door for window. Cut a small piece of spice drop and attach to door for doorknob.

Step 4

Decorate sides of house with lattice. Decorate seams of house with zigzags.

Step 5

Using a spatula, ice roof smooth. Attach whole mini spice drops on roof peak. Cut mini spice drops in half and attach on roof. Decorate roof edges with icicles.

Step 6

Using a spatula, ice snow on base fluffy. Attach mini spice drops to line walkway. Attach tree and snowman icing decorations.

NOTE: Additional candy may be required.

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Petite Pre-baked Gingerbread House Kit ((candy, icing decorations, and icing included in kit))


granulated sugar

granulated sugar

confectioners' sugar

confectioners' sugar

shredded coconut

shredded coconut ((if desired))




Mixer and bowl

Mixer and bowl

Small angled spatula

Small angled spatula (or butter knife)



Paring Knife

Paring Knife

Decorating bag, decorating tip, cardboard base

Decorating bag, decorating tip, cardboard base ((included in kit))

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