The Wilton Method: Gingerbread House and Cookies
Beginner | 33 min 9 sec
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Nothing says Christmas like gingerbread cookies and a candy-covered gingerbread house. In this class, Emily shares the classic Wilton recipe for making gingerbread from scratch, and then demonstrates how to make adorable gingerbread boys and girls. She then moves on to the crowning achievement of any holiday bake-a-thon – the gingerbread house – showing how to expertly construct and decorate a charming little holiday abode.
Here’s what you’ll need:
Ingredients and Tools:
  • Ingredients to make Gingerbread Cookie recipe (All-purpose flour; Baking Soda; Salt; Ground Cinnamon; Ground Ginger; Ground Nutmeg; Ground Cloves; Solid Vegetable Shortening; Granulated Sugar; Eggs; Molasses)
  • Large Saucepan
  • Measuring Cups and Spoons
  • Silicone Spatulas
  • Medium Recipe Right cookie pans
  • Cookie Spatula
  • Scissors
  • Cookie Pro Ultra II Cookie Press
  • 10 in. x 16 in. Rectangle Cooling Grid
  • 12 in. Rolling Pin
  • 3 pc. Gingerbread Cutter Set
  • Ingredients to make Royal Icing recipe (Wilton Meringue Powder; Confectioners’ Sugar; Water)
  • 12 in. Disposable Decorating Bags
  • Round Decorating Tips #3 and #5
  • Red Sugar
  • Green Sugar
  • Parchment Paper
  • Deluxe Gingerbread Kit
  • 9 in. Angled Spatula
  • 9 in. Fondant Rolling Pin
  • Sparkling White Sugar
  • Sugar Ice Cream Cones
  • Moss Green Icing Color
  • Star Tip #18
  • Stand mixer
Learn how to:
  • Make gingerbread cookie dough from scratch
  • Roll, cut and decorate gingerbread boys and girls
  • Make royal icing
  • Assemble and decorate a gingerbread house kit
What you’ll get:
  • Detailed class by Wilton Method experts on making Gingerbread houses and cookies with Wilton Instructors
  • 6 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Step-by-step instruction and an itemized supply list
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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Amanda Roughton
This was very informative. My only question that came up while I was watching was how to keep the icing from hardening while you’re waiting for everything to dry. For example, when you put a part of the walls of the house and you need to let them sit for an hour or so how do you keep the icing from getting hard before you need to continue. I love the creative way of mixing the gumdrops together and shaping them into windows.
November 11, 2022
Tonami Briley
More than 3 months ago
Jim Willis
Being Deaf - it is nice that the captions are included on the video. Other accessibility classes give a transcript only. Nice to have both captions and transcript. Found you via the Barrie Public Library.
More than 3 months ago