How to Make a Gingerbread House PART 1

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This is part 1 on how to make a gingerbread house! In this part we will cover the gingerbread part, enjoy!

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Gather your big happy family of ingredients... Visit them in the supply's list!

Gather your big happy family of ingredients... Visit them in the supply's list!

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Create some EVIL blueprints! This is the only fiddly part, copy the required amount of the templates onto grease proof paper

Create some EVIL blueprints! This is the only fiddly part, copy the required amount of the templates onto grease proof paper

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Sift your flour, bicarbonate of soda, ginger and cinnamon into a bowl

Sift your flour, bicarbonate of soda, ginger and cinnamon into a bowl

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Rub in the butter, one of my tricks is to shake the bowl and watch those pesky lumps float to the top... It's magic!

Rub in the butter, one of my tricks is to shake the bowl and watch those pesky lumps float to the top... It's magic!

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Beat together the syrup and egg really fast, like a rocket or something

Beat together the syrup and egg really fast, like a rocket or something

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Create a well in the middle and add the syrupy mix, mix it all together until a dough forms, and add in the sugar! Oops I nearly forgot that.

Create a well in the middle and add the syrupy mix, mix it all together until a dough forms, and add in the sugar! Oops I nearly forgot that.

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Knead, mix, knead, mix and a long time later we have this, some pretty great smelling dough!

Knead, mix, knead, mix and a long time later we have this, some pretty great smelling dough!

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Into the fridge for a little nap... 15 mins at least

Into the fridge for a little nap... 15 mins at least

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Watch your dough as it roams in its natural habitat (flour your work surface)

Watch your dough as it roams in its natural habitat (flour your work surface)

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Now's a good time to prepare some baking trays!

Now's a good time to prepare some baking trays!

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Roll it out till 1/2 a cm thick, I'm doing it half the dough at a time

Roll it out till 1/2 a cm thick, I'm doing it half the dough at a time

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Get a cutting thing and get to work on they shapes!

Get a cutting thing and get to work on they shapes!

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You should have; two roof panels, two sides, two front panels and some spare dough for other diabolical desserts (angels, candy canes, shooting stars...)

You should have; two roof panels, two sides, two front panels and some spare dough for other diabolical desserts (angels, candy canes, shooting stars...)

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Bake at 180 degrees or 350 degrees Fahrenheit, just until golden brown... If it burns you'll be left to weep at the little remaining frazzles!

Bake at 180 degrees or 350 degrees Fahrenheit, just until golden brown... If it burns you'll be left to weep at the little remaining frazzles!

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Riiiiise my pretties riiiise!

Riiiiise my pretties riiiise!

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Mmmmmm... The sweet scent of gingerbread fills the air, I think they are done

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Out! The other trays need to brown some more... This was the top tray

Out! The other trays need to brown some more... This was the top tray

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Leave them for ATLEAST 1/2 an hour before you even dream of touching them...

Leave them for ATLEAST 1/2 an hour before you even dream of touching them...

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...but in my case I'm leaving them overnight! This has been how to make a gingerbread house part 1 by me! Please like, follow and more importantly comment! Bye P.S-part 2 is out now!

Ingredients

350 Grams Plain white flour 
1 Teaspoon Bicarbonate of soda 
2 Teaspoons Ground ginger 
125 Grams Butter 
175 Grams Light muscovado (brown) sugar 
1 Egg 
4 Tablespoons Golden syrup 
1 Teaspoon Ground cinnamon 
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