Ellen’s Edible Gingerbread House
Total TimePrep: 3 hours Bake: 15 min. + cooling
I found this recipe very edible. I made smaller houses (4 homes from one batch), and I did make a few changes based on my own preferences. I doubled the butter, I found it created enough softness that the houses are edible and enjoyable in texture, but still strong enough to hold up. I built them in advance, decorating the next day so the icing helped keep things sturdy. I also doubled the nutmeg because I really enjoy the flavor of it. I did a second batch a few days later and didn't double the butter and that is when the one star ratings made sense! Doubling the butter requires more flour, so I ended up needing the full 4 cups, but the 1/2 cup of butter doesn't seem to be enough.