How to Ice a Gingerbread House Roof with a Spatula
There's no need to have a plain gingerbread house roof if you have a spatula on hand. Many different textures can be created by using a spatula to make a look of fallen snow, shingles and stucco.
With spatula, spread icing over the area to be covered.
To ice smooth: Run spatula lightly over the icing in the same direction, blending it in for an even look.>
Hint: To ice small areas, use a decorating bag and tip, squeeze icing onto area, and then smooth with small spatula.
To ice fluffy: Pull spatula over icing in short strokes.