My First Gingerbread House "2006"


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495 mins (prep 480, cooking 15)
22 ingredients
1 servings
This is my first gingerbread house I made. Template of the house to the dough, baking and decorating. I have pictures posted here of the measurements of the house.Made for Recipezaar's first gingerbread contest. It took me 8 hours to complete. Be sure to have a bottle of wine or children to help. I made this myself in the wee hours of the night when I couldn't sleep. Good therapy! I also made a fireplace in the house using the scraps of the dough with a mirror on the mantle with stockings hung. Using a door to get my hand through. I didn't decide to do this till after the house was assembled so be sure to plan to do it before the roof goes on. If the pieces aren't exactly even and don't come together with exact precision, don't worry the royal Icing can act as a filler. (Gingerbread Man Cookies /House)<embed width="430" height="389" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" wmode="transparent" src="http://smg.photobucket.com/remix/player.swf?videoURL=http%3A%2F%2Fvidmg.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fv33%2Fnamaste2uom%2Fb4dbab5b.pbr&hostname=streammg.photobucket.com"></embed>

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Serving Size (2973.99 g)
Servings 1
Amount per Serving
Calories 11544.3 Calories from Fat 1436.04
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 159.56g 245.47%
Saturated Fat 94.11g 470.57%
Trans Fat 5.82g %
Cholesterol 434.75mg 144.92%
Sodium 4929.69mg 205.4%
Total Carbohydrate 2528.01g 842.67%
Dietary Fiber 22.78 g 91.13%
Sugars 2070.21 g %
Protein 55.52g 111.05%
Vitamin A 4692.77IU% Vitamin C 4.35mg%
Calcium 1140.83mg% Iron 38.78mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
 
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
ground ginger, dark brown sugar, large egg, cold water, spearmint, chocolate bar, red licorice, candy cane
 

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