How to Make a Gingerbread House Log Cabin -No Kit Required-

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Learn How to Make a Gingerbread House Log Cabin and there is No Kit Required! Thrill all the kids and the rest of the family with this great design. All the information that you need to make this gingerbread house log cabin is available on the site, Gemma’s Bigger Bolder Baking. There is even a set of instructions via video that will give you lots of advice, direction and insight on how to go about making this gingerbread house log cabin. So be sure to take the time to review the video before you start. As well, the instructions are fairly extensive, and there are patterns for various parts of the gingerbread house log cabin that you might want to download and prepare first before you begin to make the gingerbread dough itself.

This gingerbread house log cabin will take a bit of time to make, so set aside the better part of a day so you have plenty of time to prepare everything. As well, once the construction is done you will need to leave the whole gingerbread house log cabin to sit for at least six hours so all the pieces can be set in place. This is a great little gingerbread house log cabin that you will have lots of fun making. The kids can help at certain parts of the construction, especially when putting the decorations on, but lots of the work will require an adult to do it. This is a somewhat complex project. But everyone will enjoy the end results, and you can even put lights inside this gingerbread house log cabin, if you like.

Gingerbread houses can be a lot of fun to make, although they are often not the kind of thing that little helping hands can help out much. The work is often quite tedious, takes a long time, and requires care and attention and some skill to put together. That does not mean the kids cannot help in some small ways, such as helping to mix the dough or putting some of the final decorations in place or advising you on how to do certain things.

Every one loves a gingerbread house for the holidays. That tradition came from Germany where the first gingerbread houses are believed to have originated in about the 1800s, after the publication of the classic tale called Hansel and Gretel. In that story the two main characters, Hansel and Gretel stumble on a house that is made entirely from candy. Thus, the tradition of making a house out of something edible was started. And it has remained a very popular thing to do for the holidays since then. Enjoy this project when you have time for it.

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