Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Gingerbread Houses

Originally posted last year around this time, but, unfortunately, we won't be doing these again this year. Too much else going one! Maybe next year.

I found this icing on a website, wrote it down, and now can't remember if is was Recipezaar.com or Allrecipes.com. Either one, this is the best icing hands down! It's super easy, way cheaper than buying cans and cans of icing, tastes great, and holds like glue when it's dry.

Make this! Make the houses! Have fun!

What you need

3 large egg whites
1/2 tsp. cream of tartar OR 1 tsp. baking powder
4 3/4 cup powdered sugar

Whip the egg whites and tartar or baking powder together in your mixer on medium high till mixed fairly well. Start adding your sugar a bit at a time. Once it's all in there, mix on high 4-5 minutes. It'll be really whipped looking and beautiful white.

Makes enough for 1 house and all the decorations on it. I made two batches for these guys.

1 comment:

Timi said...

Thanks for the recipe!
Last year I made a gingerbread house, but my kids could hardly wait to eat it...:o)
But your gingerbread houses look great!