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« on: January 12, 2009 07:25:57 PM »

My friend, Michelle, and I were dying to make gingerbread houses during the holidays and ended up creating something awesome: A Toadstool Candy Cottage!



Michelle baked the house and the roof from scratch out of actual gingerbread.  The roof, a solid piece of gingerbread, was baked inside a pyrex bowl to achieve its perfectly round shape.  Since it was solid, it was pretty heavy, so we reinforced the inside with some cardboard tubing.


We made little mushrooms a number of ways.  The little colored ones are made from gumdrops.  Just squish one gumdrop and then stick it (with icing, of course) on top of an un-squished gumdrop.  There are also teeny mushrooms made with regular gumdrops and bell shaped gumdrops.  The larger mushrooms were made with bell shaped gumdrops, and topped with either lumps of Gingerbread or Nilla Wafers.


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« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2009 07:38:44 PM »

RIBBIT!!! Grin  I Love your Toadstool Cottage. It is the cutest thing and so very original.
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« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2009 08:21:43 PM »

Too fun!!  I love this.

At Christmas, we made a gingerbread train, but it was all from a kit.  Yours is much better.
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« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2009 12:32:22 AM »

Thats pretty sweet....i attempted my first gingerbread house this year but it was just a traditional style....did your friend make up the idea herself?
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« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2009 06:03:45 AM »

That is so cute, I love it! Very creative.
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« Reply #5 on: January 13, 2009 06:43:43 AM »

Thanks, everybody! The idea was our own, and Michelle designed the actual walls and roof, and baked them to size and shape. It was loads of fun. Can't wait for next year so we can do another one!
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« Reply #6 on: January 15, 2009 12:14:20 PM »

Cute.
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