Directions Gingerbread House: In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter, brown sugar, molasses, cinnamon, ginger, cloves and baking soda together until the mixture is smooth. Blend in the flour and water to make a stiff dough. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.Are gingerbread houses meant to be eaten?
Gingerbread houses may look tasty, but they're really not meant to be eaten (even if everything you used is edible!). Keep your house for decoration and then bake some gingerbread cookies separately for eating. How long does a gingerbread house last? Your gingerbread house can last several weeks if stored properly.Is a gingerbread house a Christmas celebration?
A gingerbread house is an intrinsic part of all Christmas celebrations! Beyond delicious, of course - this is one thing - but an elaborately decorated gingerbread house also makes perfect Christmas table decor in itself. With a cake creation this beautiful, it is almost too good to eat, right? But alas, we do always end up eating it!