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Week 4 – Gingerbread

It’s the final, and of course what else could the final be but Gingerbread. That is right, this week we are asking you to make Gingerbread in aid of single parent families. Gingerbread is exciting because you could do so much with it, you could make a Gingerbread family, a Gingerbread house, make the Gingerbread logo, the possibilities are endless.

Check out Thea and Mo’s video, they made a fun Gingerbread house.  The gluten free recipe they used along with a gingerbread recipe can be found below but you may have your own favourite Gingerbread recipe, this one really is a chance to go all out and make it your own.

Here is the recipe Thea and Mo used:

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Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups (210 g) all purpose gluten free flour (I used Better Batter), plus more for sprinkling
  • 3/4 teaspoon xanthan gum (omit if your blend already contains it)
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons (56 g) cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons (75 g) granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup (73 g) packed light brown sugar
  • 6 tablespoons (84 g) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 3 tablespoons (63 g) unsulphured molasses
  • 2 tablespoons (42 g) honey
  • 1 egg (50 g, weighed out of shell) at room temperature, beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • Royal Icing
  • Gingerbread House Cookie Cutters, or my Paper Template and a sharp knife

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