Gingerbread house

Gingerbread house

Preparation Time: 1 Hour

For: 1 House and 1 Snowman

 

INGREDIENTS

For the house: 

750g flour 

225g caster sugar 

75g ground almonds 

5g of four spices 

420g softened butter 

3 eggs 

60g Nutella® 

For the decoration: 

250g icing sugar 

2 egg whites 

5cl of lemon juice 

 

PREPARATION

1. Mix the dry ingredients in a bowl. 

2. Add the soft butter in pieces, then the eggs one by one. 

3. Mix until you get a homogeneous mixture. 

4. Form a ball with the mixture and leave to rest for two hours in the fridge. 

5. Preheat your oven to 180°C. 

6. Roll out the dough with a rolling pin, not too thinly to prevent it from breaking. Cut out the different parts of the house and bake for ten minutes. 

 

PRESENTATION 

While the cookies are cooling, prepare the icing that will be used to stick the different parts together: mix the icing sugar, egg whites and lemon. Whisk well then pour into a piping bag to help you when assembling the house. Decorate with Nutella®, icing sugar, edible confetti.