The joy is actually in the creation, of the pending composed to work on all the ladders that are obligatory to build a gingerbread house from cut.
The next are instructions I used with a gingerbread house creation attempt with a new acquaintance. If you plan on creation a gingerbread house by hand, I hope you find them useful!
If you have animals in your household, keep them absent from the gingerbread house throughout all stages of building and decorating. Non-gingerbread-house-building-participating adults and broods must be knowledgeable to save their pointers rotten the house as well!
6 cups all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
4 teaspoons ground ginger
4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves or allspice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 sticks (12 Tbsp) butter, softened
1 1/2 cups packed light brown sugar
2 large eggs
1 cup dark molasses
1 Tbsp water