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Gingerbread House

by Mark Tilling


This festive gingerbread house comes complete with a porch and is sure to impress your guests

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Children are guaranteed to love this gingerbread house decorated with colourful sweets. It would make a delightful centrepiece for any Christmas party and is easier to make than it looks.


  1. Gingerbread House
    Follow eight simple steps to make an impressive 3D gingerbread house.
  2. Variations
    Discover ideas for using the leftover dough.

Occasion: Christmas
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Featured in Winter 2011 issue

Project by Mark Tilling

Mark Tilling

author of Gingerbread House

Mark Tilling, UK Chocolate Master 2006–2010, is Squires Kitchen International School's Master Chocolatier and resident tutor. Mark has worked as a pastry chef at top hotels including The Lanesborough, Lainston House Hotel, Hotel du Vin and Le Pave d’Auge in Normandy, France, which boasts a Michelin star. Mark twice represented the UK in the Chocolate Master world finals in Paris, where he was ranked 12th in the world in 2007 and 7th in 2009. He has also won many other gold medals in chocolate work and pâtisserie as well as judging and demonstrating at many exhibitions both in the UK and abroad. Mark is now an ambassador for chocolate in the UK and has written two books, Squires Kitchen’s Guide to Working with Chocolate and Squires Kitchen’s Guide to Making Macaroons, both published by B. Dutton Publishing.