Gingerbread house

Gingerbread house

Create your own winter wonderland with Mary Berry's gingerbread recipe. It makes a wonderful centrepiece for parties, and children will love it.

Equipment and preparation: you will need a piping bag with a medium plain and small nozzle; plus you will need to print off a downloadable pdf template of the gingerbread design.


For the icing

To decorate

  • 15 yellow or orange boiled sweets
  • 1 x 30cm/12in square cake board
  • 200g/7oz giant milk chocolate buttons
  • 2 night-light candles
  • 6 cocktail sticks