Christmas

Making a gingerbread house *yummmmmm*

Hey dudes/dudettes! Last night my friends came over and we did our secret Santa gift exchange and we made gingerbread houses! Instead of gingerbread we used graham crackers because then we didn’t have to bake them and it’s just overall easier 😁 So my sister and I had two friends over and we decided to have a gingerbread house contest! We split up into teams of one friend/one sister, made some rules (you can’t use the internet to come up with ideas, no leaving the kitchen, no peeking at the other team etc.) and we gave ourselves around 3 hours. Yᴇs ᴛʜᴀᴛ ɪs ᴀɴ VERY ʟᴏɴɢ ᴛɪᴍe ʙᴜᴛ ᴡᴇ ɴᴇᴇᴅᴇᴅ ᴀ ʟᴏᴛ ᴏғ ᴛɪᴍᴇ ᴛᴏ ᴄʀᴇᴀᴛᴇ ᴏᴜʀ ᴍᴀsᴛᴇʀᴘɪᴇᴄᴇs sᴏ ɪᴛ’s ᴏᴋᴀʏ. Anywhoooo we set up our counter and whipped up some icing/edible glue to create our buildings with!

We had lots of candy and a good amount of it got used up! We kinda ate just as much as we put on our houses but it’s okay 😂

We used a random recipe for the glue/icing and it was cream of tarter, egg whites and powdered sugar. It was really nice glue and it really stuck/ is sticking everything together!

We went for the slanted roof look and it was an actual struggle but we did it by stuffing paper towels into the building to support the roof! Also we cut the graham crackers with some knives and that was hard but we managed 😀

This was my sister/friend’s teams creation! It’s actually really cool and super creative! My favorite things about it are the little tower thing on top, that’s supported by Charleston chews (idk what it’s called 😂) and I like the little Christmas tree they made in front! It’s cute and cozy and Christmas-y!

Here is mine and my friends!! Taaaa daaaa! I’m quite proud of ourselves, I feel like a proud parent 😂 my favorite part about it is probably the ocean with the little dudes surfing in their tubes (otherwise known as peach rings) and I also really like the roof and the door! We could have added more candy but we ran out of icing/glue and our feet were tired (ik, ik, we’re getting old welp) but overall I really like it!

We also decorated the back but we didn’t spend much time on it! I LOVE the m&ms on the roofline, they give a Christmas light look and it’s great!! Also both the houses tasted amazing 😂

So that is all for this post! Hope u enjoyed! I can not believe 2020 is in like 10 days and Christmas is in 4!!! I’m so excited!

Comment which building is ur favourite! Have you ever made a gingerbread/ graham cracker house? What’s ur favourite candy?

Xx, Jasmin 💕

19 thoughts on “Making a gingerbread house *yummmmmm*

  1. I’ve just come across your blog and I already love it😂! I love making gingerbread houses😭 (although I should say *deocrating* because I usually buy pre-made gignerbread😅). The houses look so fun☺️ Graham crackers was a good idea but we don’t have that where I’m from! Hope you had a lovely Christmas🥰

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    1. Awwww thank you, that means so much!!! I’ve never bought a pre-made gingerbread house so I’m missing out on that 😂 gonna have to try it someday! YES I LOVE using graham crackers, they work great! That’s to bad :(( My Christmas was awesome! Hope urs was good too! Thanks for the sweet comment 💕

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  2. I LOVED THIS POST!!!!!!! You did it with crackers? LOL that’s so cool, I never thought it’d be easier! Also, I loved how you guys decorated them!!! I only use icing and M&Ms to decorate, I’m too basic! 😛
    Awesome post!!!!! 😛

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  3. Me & my mum are making a gingerbread house today! The plan was yesterday but NO ONE SOLD CANDY CANES. I’ll let that just sink in for a second. One place had run out & another I just don’t think sold any 😭 So we had to order some online.
    Fingers crossed for amazon prime 🤞

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