These tiny Gingerbread Houses made from graham crackers sitting on top “snow” are perfect for the Holiday Season! Grab the kids, the frosting and candy and let’s make some Gingerbread House Cupcakes

GINGERBREAD HOUSE CUPCAKES -- Learn how to make these adorable little Gingerbread Houses! They are perfect for cupcakes, desserts, or to put on the side of your hot cocoa mug!

These Gingerbread Houses are perfect for cupcakes, desserts, or to put on the side of your hot cocoa mug! First, we need to bake the cupcakes. Any flavor cupcake will do, I used Pillsbury Purely Simple Cake and Cupcake mix, it contains no preservatives or artificial flavors. After the cupcakes are baked and cooled, now comes the fun part – let’s decorate them…

GINGERBREAD HOUSE CUPCAKES -- Learn how to make these adorable little Gingerbread Houses! They are perfect for cupcakes, desserts, or to put on the side of your hot cocoa mug!

While the cupcakes are cooling, you can put together the Gingerbread Houses.

Gingerbread House Ingredients

Gingerbread House Tools

  • Serrated Knife
  • Decorator Bag
  • Decorator Tip #5 or small round tip

Cupcakes

  • Pillsbury Purely Simple Cake and Cupcakes Mix + ingredients on box (butter, eggs, milk)
  • Pillsbury Fluffy Frosting
  • White Sanding Sugar or Nonpariels
  • Decorator Bag
  • Decorator Tip – Large Round

Instructions for Gingerbread Houses:

  1. Make the Royal Icing  (3 tablespoons Meringue Powder, 4 cups Powdered Sugar and 6 tablespoons warm water – beat until stiff peaks form)
  2. Cut graham crackers into small squares – I cut the cracker on the seams and then in half
  3. Fit the decorate bag with Tip #5 or other round tip, fill with Royal Icing
  4. Assemble houses – “glue” together 2 pieces of graham cracker for the roof, then attach 2 pieces for the walls
  5. Let houses set for about 1 hour or until set
  6. Pipe icing on the front edge and add candy
  7. Add a candy cane sprinkle for the chimney

GINGERBREAD HOUSE CUPCAKES -- Learn how to make these adorable little Gingerbread Houses! They are perfect for cupcakes, desserts, or to put on the side of your hot cocoa mug!

To frost the cupcakes…

  • Place Pillsbury Fluffy Frost in a decorator bag – I chose this frosting because it reminds me of snow
  • Frost cupcakes using large round tip, swirl it to look like snow
  • Add some white sanding sugar or nonpareils
  • Place house in snow
  • Add green gummy tree

GINGERBREAD HOUSE CUPCAKES -- Learn how to make these adorable little Gingerbread Houses! They are perfect for cupcakes, desserts, or to put on the side of your hot cocoa mug!

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