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Gumdrop Cottage Gingerbread House

Multi-colored candies and creative icing decorations make this cottage a project that everyone can?t wait to finish. Colorful window trims and walkways lined with candies are such great looks to create for the whole family.
Makes: 1
Skill Level: None
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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 1/2 cup icing.

Step 3

Outline door, fill in with zigzags and smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch. Attach mini multicolored candies around door and for doorknob. Add fruit jelly round half for door window.

Step 4

Outline windows and windowpanes. Decorate icicles on windowsills. Attach mini multi-colored candies. Attach fruit jelly round halves above windows. Attach mini multi-colored candies around window above door.

Step 5

Decorate corners of house with zigzags.

Step 6

Ice roof smooth with spatula. Decorate lattice. Attach mini multi-colored candies between lattice lines.

Step 7

Decorate peak of roof with a line of icing. Attach fruit jelly rounds.

Step 8

Decorate icicles on eaves. Attach mini multi-colored candies to front and back eaves.

Step 9

Ice snow on base fluffy with spatula. Attach mini spice drops and mini multi-colored candies around base of house.

NOTE: Additional candy may be required.

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Mini multi-colored candies, mini spice drops, fruit jelly rounds

Mini multi-colored candies, mini spice drops, fruit jelly rounds ((included in kit))

decorating icing mix

decorating icing mix ((included in kit))

granulated sugar

granulated sugar






Mixer and bowl

Mixer and bowl

Small spatula

Small spatula (or butter knife)


Scissors (or paring knife)

Decorating bag and tip

Decorating bag and tip ((included in kit))

Cardboard base

Cardboard base ((included in kit))

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Gumdrop Cottage Gingerbread House is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from This was fun to make, did use different Wilton candy, wanted to have more of a Christmas theme of red and green.
Date published: 2013-03-05
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