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Amazing Gingerbread Houses

December 6, 2012

With Saturday’s Gingerbread House event at the Wild Ramp from 11-4 as part of the Heritage Station Christmas Celebration, I thought I would get your creative juices flowing and show you some Gingerbread Houses I found on the Web.  These are not like anything I ever made! LOL I think there were professionals involved!

If you want to participate, you must register prior by Friday and your creation will be on display until December 20. Registration forms at the Wild Ramp.

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A trio of people from a Boston Legal Seafoods won "Best in Show" and "Kids Choice" in the 2008 Boston Gingerbread House Competition with their edible version of Red Sox home stadium Fenway Park.

A trio of people from a Boston Legal Seafoods won “Best in Show” and “Kids Choice” in the 2008 Boston Gingerbread House Competition with their edible version of Red Sox home stadium Fenway Park.

Last year, the couple behind the blog Garden Melodies spent more than 40 hours building and decorating a gingerbread version of Fallingwater, Frank Lloyd Wright's most famous work. They used more than 12 square feet of gingerbread dough and eight bags of powdered sugar for the frosting.

Last year, the couple behind the blog Garden Melodies spent more than 40 hours building and decorating a gingerbread version of Fallingwater, Frank Lloyd Wright’s most famous work. They used more than 12 square feet of gingerbread dough and eight bags of powdered sugar for the frosting.

Here's a detailed dollhouse gingerbread house from Bangor, Maine, bakery Cakes by Jan.

Here’s a detailed dollhouse gingerbread house from Bangor, Maine, bakery Cakes by Jan.

During last year's Angry Birds iPhone/iPad/Android craze, blogger Shane Parker baked this representational gingerbread house. Fittingly, he writes, "given the nature of the game (and my amateur baking skills) the house was doomed to a crashing finish."

During last year’s Angry Birds iPhone/iPad/Android craze, blogger Shane Parker baked this representational gingerbread house. Fittingly, he writes, “given the nature of the game (and my amateur baking skills) the house was doomed to a crashing finish.”

Craftster Gingerbread Challenge. Sporting everything from anatomically accurate gum-paste singles to a garden hose made from plain gingerbread colored green, the confection was donated to a Big Brothers, Big Sisters auction in Lawrence, Ks. A good cause with good timing: the real thing—a replica of the house that's inhabitable by humans—just sold for $400K in Herriman, Utah.

Craftster Gingerbread Challenge. Sporting everything from architectually accurate gum-paste shingles to a garden hose made from plain gingerbread colored green, the confection was donated to a Big Brothers, Big Sisters auction in Lawrence, KS. A good cause with good timing: the real thing—a replica of the house that’s inhabitable by humans—just sold for $400K in Herriman, Utah.

This giant gingerbread house interpretation of Alice in Wonderland is 4′ x 4′ x 2 1/2′ (1.2 x 1.2 x .76 m) and is made of gingerbread cookies, royal icing, gumpaste, and candy. It won second place at the 2009 Gingerbread City Competition in Del Mar, California and is still on display at the Chula Vista library.
This giant gingerbread house interpretation of Alice in Wonderland is 4′ x 4′ x 2 1/2′ (1.2 x 1.2 x .76 m) and is made of gingerbread cookies, royal icing, gumpaste, and candy. It won second place at the 2009 Gingerbread City Competition in Del Mar, California and is still on display at the Chula Vista library.

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