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Easy gingerbread house

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

Easy gingerbread house

Method

For the dough

  • Preheat the oven to 170ο C (340ο F) set to fan.
  • In a mixer’s bowl add the butter, the sugar, and beat with the paddle attachment at high speed, for 5-6 minutes, until fluffy.
  • Add the eggs one by one. Wait for each to be incorporated before adding the next.
  • Add the ginger, the cloves, the cinnamon, the honey, and keep beating.
  • In a bowl mix the flour with the baking powder and the baking soda, and add them to the mixer’s bowl with the rest of the ingredients.
  • Add salt, pepper, and beat for a few seconds.
  • Pour the dough into the special silicone mold and fill it. Press with your hands to shape and spread the dough well into the mold.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes.
  • Remove and let it cool and thicken.

For the royal icing

  • In a mixer’s bowl add the egg whites, the icing sugar, and beat with the whisk attachment at medium speed.
  • As soon as the mixture starts thickening, add the lemon juice in batches.
  • Transfer to a pastry bag.
  • Assemble the house by sticking the edges together with the royal icing.
  • Serve with the candies and edible glitter.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

731
Calories (kcal)
37 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

17.0
Total Fat (g)
24 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

10.0
Saturated Fat (g)
50 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

132.0
Total Carbs (g)
51 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

76.0
Sugars (g)
84 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

9.6
Protein (g)
19 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

3.6
Fibre (g)
14 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.59
Sodium (g)
10 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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