Gingerbread house recipes

    Find all you need to make your very own gingerbread house for the Christmas season. While many gingerbread biscuit recipes will work, we have recipes specially developed to make sturdy gingerbread houses. Don't forget the icing - a crucial component when building your gingerbread house!

    12 recipes



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    85 reviews

    Every Christmas I design a new pattern and make a gingerbread house. The kids love to help decorate. This recipe is enough to make one gingerbread house.

    Recipe by: JBS BOX

    125 reviews

    This is one my mum used to make when we were kids. It was always the biggest hit every year. Use your imagination and a variety of sweets to make doors, windows, pathways and a garden. Note, this gingerbread house takes 2 to 3 days to complete.

    Recipe by: Ruth

    5 reviews

    Make your very own gingerbread house to enjoy throughout Christmas and the festive season. A new tradition to build with the kids, you can build the house days before in stages, then let the kids join in to decorate.

    Recipe by: Allrecipes

    2702 reviews

    Use this basic icing recipe to ice and decorate your favourite biscuits, including gingerbread men and more!

    Recipe by: JBS BOX

    49 reviews

    This delicious, thick icing is a perfect topping for gingerbread biscuits, cupcakes or even on a gingerbread house! It makes enough for 12 average size cookies.

    Recipe by: allybaker22

    No reviews

    Gingerbread house I love making for my family. You need a house stencil/cutters for this recipe.

    Recipe by: amyjem

    1 review

    This is a basic gingerbread biscuit recipe that can be used for gingerbread men or a gingerbread house. It makes a large batch of biscuits, but can be frozen with ease.

    Recipe by: a&jdewing

    No reviews

    This recipe makes a large quantity of icing that is perfect for building gingerbread houses. You can use it for gingerbread men, too.

    Recipe by: Stefani Buhajla

    No reviews

    These gingerbread houses are perfect during the Christmas season. It's a fun way of getting children to help in the kitchen. Bake any leftover gingerbread into biscuits.

    Recipe by: Bibus

    No reviews

    A foolproof recipe for the ginger biscuits and icing needed to make a gingerbread house. Make this a Christmas tradition with the kids and enjoy the fruits of your labour throughout the festive season! For further tips and templates, use our guide: Building a gingerbread house.

    Recipe by: chenille

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