Gingerbread House Cupcakes

By November 16, 2016 November 7th, 2018 Christmas, Christmas Cupcakes, Cupcakes, Holidays, Home Cupcakes, Home Page Categories

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, Red Velvet Cupcakes are perfect for the season, Chocolate Cupcakes   are always a hit or use your favorite cake mix and make it taste like homemade. 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!

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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

  • Cupcakes
  • Vanilla 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 frosting in a decorator bag
  • 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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