Ginger bread (house or men)

Ginger Bread (house Or Men) Recipe

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Laura Spencer-Whitacre

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@fuddnbubbles

when I had my bakery going I made gingerbread houses for everybody I knew, lol. today its the little guys. I will post the pic as soon as my printer gets itself figured out. :) couldn't be me right. :)

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
makes a large house or a family of gingerbread people :)
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

5 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
ginger
2 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
nutmeg
1 tsp
cloves
1 c
vegetable shortening
1 1/2 c
molasses
2 large
eggs, beaten
1 c
sugar

How to Make Ginger bread (house or men)

Step-by-Step

  • 1Mix flour, soda, salt and spices. set aside. Melt shortening in large saucepan. Add sugar, molasses and eggs. Mix well.and cool slightly.
  • 2Add 4 cups dry ingredients and mix well.Turn mixture onto lightly flowered surface, knead remaining dry ingredients by hand, can use 1/2 cup more flour if needed.
  • 3Roll dough 1/8th inch thick. Cut out pieces with cutters or sharp knife.
    Place on greased cookie sheets and bake at 375* for 8 to 10 minutes. cool 1 minute on cookie sheet then remove to cool.
  • 4If cutting out gingerbread house pieces shape after baking while still hot., Garnish with everything you can find thats too fun, royal icing for the snow and trees works great. have fun. xoxoxox

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